Monthly Archives: August 2013

Saturday Quotable – Gloria Furman on the Sovereignty of Christ

“Jesus’ reign over the cosmos & eschatological harnessing of everything under his feet is preeminent over: [fill-in-the-blank-with-anything].” A recent tweet from Gloria Furman

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Unplanned Pregnancies

[From the archives.] **** Imagine giving birth. (For you mothers it’s not much of a stretch, and for the rest of us we’ll just do the best we can.) Now imagine giving birth without knowing you were even pregnant. “But … Continue reading

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Going to Hawaii (or just wishing you were)? Here’s the Hawaiian Alphabet Song!

When my son was in fifth grade they had to do state reports. The teacher assigned him Hawaii. Happily for us, a friend of ours was getting married on Maui that year as well and had invited our daughter, a … Continue reading

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White Privilege – You’re white? What are you going to do about that?

I have something my wife doesn’t have. No, I’m not talking about a Y chromosome (although it’s true she doesn’t have one). What I have I didn’t ask for, I didn’t earn, and I don’t deserve. White privilege. That’s what … Continue reading

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Teaching Those Who Will Be Teaching, Melanesian Style

Here is the latest from our friends Doug and Jan Hanson, who are working in Papua New Guinea: Students come to CLTC [Christian Leaders’ Training College] for many reasons. Some come to be better equipped as pastors. Some want to … Continue reading

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50 Years After MLK’s March On Washington: The Color Of Your Skin Matters To God

Today marks 50 years from the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in 1963, so a personal memory is … Continue reading

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Monitoring the Sheep (a Tuesday humor bonus post)

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Having Somebody to Love Can be Enchanting (a pre-anniversary post)

My anniversary is coming up the end of next week, so you might just be getting more of these sappy clips about love and other mushy stuff between now and then.

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Doors Worth Opening

Open the door, let ‘im in: Two things came to mind when I saw that door. One is this old Paul McCartney song: (And when I say old, I mean it’s from back when I was in High School. So yeah, … Continue reading

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Otters Hold Hands to Stay afloat – and 30 other happy things you’ll be happy to know

Yeah, this is about the best article of almost useless information I’ve read all day … week … month, but it’s not really useless because every picture made me smile silly smiles! There are tons more facts in the article, … Continue reading

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