Book Review: Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution is a conversation between Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo on current, important social and theological

Book Review: Neighbors and Wise Men

Neighbors and Wise Men by Tony Kriz (a.k.a. Tony the Beat Poet from Blue Like Jazz) is something of an anomaly to me. I’

Fictitious Conversations: On Penalties for Abortions

Here's another fictitious conversation. Brady and Florentino discuss penalties for abortions.

Lincoln clarified his racism

Nice to get some clarity from Lincoln himself on his view of black and white equality.

The drone attacks must stop

Since I wrote the post on remembering the fallen children back ages ago on Christmas Eve 2012, wherein drone attacks on Pakist

Third Way Farming

One the one hand, there are large farms, which include but are not limited to the companies you find in so-called Big Ag. Typi

Remembering the fallen children

Earlier today, Wes Howard-Brook posted some excellent and inspirational thoughts on Newtown, drones, and the unbalanced not ju

Fictitious Conversations: Gertrude and Joadson

New random series to the blog: Fictitious Conversations. Subjects will change. This first one is between Gertrude and Joadson,

Jesus cleansed the Temple without violence

Got involved in (what I thought was) a quality Facebook discussion on the teachings and example of Jesus with respect to wheth

Job hunting and the sad reality

In an odd twist to our lives, I just spent the past couple of hours tonight job hunting online, wherein I submitted my resume

Wisdom: Wendell Berry

Some wise words from Wendell Berry.

Thoughts on the Reign of God

Contrary to what is frequently believed, the reign of God does not consist in a state or in some institutionalized social syst

Election Day: Choosing to Remember

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took brea

Homesteader’s right of passage

I feel as if I’ve gone through the homesteader’s right of passage. Yesterday, with the help of some good friends j

I am thankful: Day 2 (and 1)

I missed Day 1, so this will be a two-fer. Day 1 I am extremely thankful for my wife, who has stood by me and helped me for ov

Martin Luther King Jr., “The Drum Major Instinct”

May my living not be in vain. A sermon so powerful and so relevant. How easy it would be to imagine listening to this sermon t