International Day of the Disappeared- Today!

(a photo i took of friends at the ICRC monument in Geneva) via wiki: ‘The International Day of the Disappeared on August 30 is an annual commemoration day created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives. The impulse for the […]

Which theologian are you?

So, after seeing this on Nicholas’ blog and Andrew’s, I thought I would give it a test and see what came of it. I am…Jurgen Moltmann. I think this is good;) I’m apparently also, Paul Tillich. So Nicholas, I’m with you;) The difference between the two hinged on one question about whether God was the […]

Greg Boyd, Restoration, and the Kingdom of God

image ht. So I have been doing some thinking lately about some of the things Greg Boyd said. I have also been teaching the last couple of weeks on reformation and Geneva. Reflecting on reformation today makes you ask all kinds of questions about the Kingdom of God. Here are some of my reflections. a. […]

Tuesday is for Thomas

Merton wrote: ‘I must lead a new life Always very fine ideas in Romano Guardini on Providence. For instance, that the will of God is not a “fate” to which we submit, but a creative act in our life producing something absolutely new (or failing to do so), something hitherto unseen by the laws and […]

Funny, weird, and innovative..

First, funny. And thanks to Josh Brown for this. Weird and Sad..REALLY! As reported by the BBC. Sorry for the digression, but my English friend Phil definately thought it was funny. Innovative: Index Award winners 2007. enjoy… jc Tweet Send to Facebook

God falls silent after outburst…

Ht to Mike at Waving or Drowning for this article from The Onion. Very nice, as one would say. ‘NEW YORK—Responding to recent events on Earth, God, the omniscient creator-deity worshipped by billions of followers of various faiths for more than 6,000 years, angrily clarified His longtime stance against humans killing each other Monday. “Look, […]

Nick and Josh Podcast

My friends Nicholas and Josh have a podcast. I like it a lot. Here is the link. Check it out. Subscribe. Be bothered, inspired, challenged, and maybe most of all, laugh. They have a good time and challenge us all to do the same while taking faith, politics, and life seriously. peace…. jc Tweet Send […]

More on the Minnesota Bridge Collapse

Well, I’ve been waiting for it, and Tony Jones has chimed in. After both Greg Boyd and John Piper responded, Tony said he as going to, and now he too is putting out some thoughts on God in this trajedy. Below are Tony’s thoughts in full as posted over at Sojourners. Before that however, I […]