Tag Archives: Bonhoeffer

Musings on Boston Strong and why Beating Fear matters so much.

Fear is a net which evil casts over us that we might become ensnared and fall. Those who are afraid have already fallen. D. Bonhoeffer I went for a tiny little run this morning around the lake by my house, … Continue reading

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Killing the Power Play – Lessons from World Vision and Church History

It’s been over week now since World Vision acted, the Evangelical world reacted, and hundreds of us wrote about it.  This morning, I’m enjoying some coffee and reading John 9, which is a story about a blind guy Jesus heals … Continue reading

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When “Here” is better than “There”

I wake up this morning in Colorado and, as is typical, make my coffee and then go to my ipad where I catch up on the news before reading my Bible.  It’s just getting light as I scan the news, … Continue reading

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“Christian” – a tired word. May it rest in peace.

(in light of some conversations I’ve been having lately, here are some formative, not definitive, thoughts, about the words we use and how they affect our testimony) When you talk to people and the subject of spirituality or faith comes … Continue reading

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Faith, Sight, and Cairnes on trails: Examining the “historical” Jesus in the bestseller: “Zealot”

Reza Aslan has written “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”.  I’ve read much of it and will have finished it by Monday night so that I can chat intelligently about it at The Kindlings Muse (Seattle folk: … Continue reading

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Quotes for Saturday – Today: Bonhoeffer, Berry, Rilke, Dahlstrom

I have hundreds of them that are meaningful to me, so I thought, why not share a few each Saturday in hopes of bring a little thought, comfort, challenge, or inspiration to your weekend.  Enjoy.  – Look people in the … Continue reading

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