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Colin Mathewson

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Posted by Colin Mathewson 2 years 34 weeks ago
The Bible is steeped in drama.  Consider Jesus’ bold reading of Isaiah in the synagogue (Lk. 4:18-19), or Solomon’s liturgy climaxing in the LORD’s glory filling the temple (1 Ki. 8).  Paul...
Posted by Colin Mathewson 3 years 17 weeks ago
There's something special about the bookends of our lifetimes. I became a first-time father seven months ago and a hospice chaplain just one month past. Growing up and growing old, especially the...

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Learning from the grassroots at the U.S. Social Forum.

More than 10,000 labor, environmental, and social justice activists from across the country converged on Atlanta in late June for the first U.S. Social Forum.

No one person, and yet seemingly every person in on the planning of this event, was in charge.