'With what can we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it? It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth- yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes the greatest of all shrubs, and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the air can make nests in the shade.'
Mark 4:30-32

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Posted by: Ed Watson on 4/28/2016 | 0 Comments
My journey from fear to love began over 75 years ago. Orphaned and homeless at 18-months-of-age produced its own DNA: fear of annihilation. Simultaneously with my childhood experience of losing home and parent came the blessing of two homes and families. One was my aunt and uncle’s home & family. One was a church home and family. The two were a powerful pair.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 4/21/2016 | 0 Comments
I’ve only been in Denver for about eight months, but I have discovered and been fortunate to become part of one of the most interesting Church services in the city. At 8:00 am, every Sunday morning at the St. Francis Center, we gather for a Eucharist that is shared with people in the shelter.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 4/14/2016 | 0 Comments
The Missioner-in-Residence job is a constantly evolving thing. Some of its aspects are more visible than others—this blog, for example, or leading classes and the odd Dean's forum. Then there are the slightly less visible aspects, such as The Imitation of Christ Book Club and working with our partners at The Saint Francis Centre, MetroCaring, and The Network Cafe.
Posted by: Ed Watson on 4/7/2016 | 0 Comments
I saw Jesus last night. For a minute, he looked just like two sisters, Laraine and Mary, walking carefully from their home to their ride to church early to set up for PHUMC Women's Homelessness Initiative. They stayed and greeted thirty women who have no home and would have spent the night on the streets without our church's shelter. But it was Jesus. I could tell by their willing and gracious nature.

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