Archive for September 2008

Peacemaking

September 9, 2008

I came across this story in Christianity Today about a Christian peacemaker by the name of Douglas Johnston: (more…)

Back to School

September 4, 2008

Today I’m mindful of all the students, parents, teachers and staff people that are starting school today (or sometime close to today). I wish you well. This day, probably more than any other, is the day that everyone is a student — learning names, putting names with faces, getting a feel for different personalities, feeling each other out, adjusting to changes that have been made since last year, figuring out before, during and after school schedules…. Come to think of it, I can’t imagine that any of you school folks are going to have any time to read this post today! (more…)

Another Perspective

September 3, 2008

In my last post I shared some reflections based on Brian McLaren’s book, Everything Must Change. Since then I’ve come across a fascinating series of posts by Michael Kruse that review and critique McLaren’s book. Kruse challenges many (not all) of McLaren’s assumptions, and many of my own as well. (more…)