Tripp Hudgins' First Thoughts: Today, I Wear Green.

By Tripp Hudgins 12-05-2011

Jim Henson spent his life, like Mr. Rogers (a Presbyterian minister), trying to say to us and our children and now our grandchildren, "Hey, you're special and you're good."

How is this a bad thing?


Tripp Hudgins is a doctoral student in liturgical studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., and associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Palo Alto, Calif. You can read more of his writings on his longtime blog, "Conjectural Navel Gazing; Jesus in Lint Form" at

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