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“I’ve Always Coveted Your Sidewalks…”

September 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

That’s what Hani said to us. Who is Hani?  Well, Hani Shihada is a chalk artist.  If his website is accurate, he may be one of the only remaining chalk artists in the city of New York. About a year ago, I saw Hani’s work on the Upper East Side.  People were pausing, looking, snapping […]

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Peeling the Apple

March 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Faith and the City

I recently asked the congregation to submit questions that they would like to hear addressed in the pulpit.  The most common question we received was: “Is Jesus the only way?” In a place like New York, this makes sense to me.  How, in the midst of this rough-and-tumble diversity, am I to think about what […]

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