Archive: August 2011

August 31 2011

In response to my last post, The Race for Room 200 and the #sfmayor Election, a comment on the SF Gate Cross Posting, basically said that I should just shut up about politics because I am a pastor.  Well, sorry[…]

August 28 2011

[Photo: giesenbauer] Last year the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released a survey that created a huge buzz in religious circles about a group that could now be categorized as “Spiritual but not Religious.” The one of the[…]

August 26 2011

In an on-going attempt to get create some space for spirited, yet respectful, dialogue to take place about issues important to many of us, in this installment of “Help Me Understand” I am taking on an issue that I know[…]

August 24 2011

Dear New Family, First, let me apologize for my one accident the other day in the kitchen and thank you for not getting mad at me. At least it was linoleum 😉 With a little refresher, I have done much better since[…]

August 21 2011

[image: KCIvey] For my non-San Francisco readers, I apologize for back-to-back San Francisco-centric* posts. What can I say, I simply love my city, affectionately known in our house as “the progressive bubble within which we choose to live.” Come for a visit sometime[…]

August 19 2011

Combining my spiritual discipline of photography and my long-time love of San Francisco, here is the next installment in my series “My San Francisco.” There is a little more info here, but suffice it to say that I am not[…]

August 17 2011

There is a fine line between name-calling and truth-telling: one is about tearing down the dignity of another human being and the other is about speaking a position or belief that helps move a body forward in positive ways. If we are going to[…]

August 15 2011

Last year, as my three daughters left for their first day of school, I let you all in on a little tradition in our home, New Shoes and the First Day of School. Somehow the clock kept moving forward and today[…]

August 14 2011

If you are like many people from around the globe, you have been jolted out of your slumber in the middle of the night by the sudden realization that I have not been blogging much this summer. I know it’s[…]