What a joy..

Here is a great video that is probably quite old to many of you; however, Lammert just highlighted it for me and it was posted on the Shema website. I’ve watched it several times and get the same response…chills, joy, wow… As many of you will know he did…win the ‘got talent’ show as well […]

Tuesday is for Thomas

Merton journal entry entitled: Prayer is all I have left If everything centers on my obligation to respond to God’s call in solitude, this does not simply mean putting everything out of mind and living as if only God and I existed. This is impossible anyway. It means rather learning from what contacts and conflicts […]

Off for a few days

Laura and I are off to London for a few days. Will be back on Monday night. till then… joshua Tweet Send to Facebook

Tonight & Tomorrow: Planet in Peril.

I hope you have your calendar marked for this CNN special report. I am not sure how it will compare to Christiane Amanpour’s God’s Warriors, but it should be good. Oh, and did you see that Amanpour was honored by the Queen with a CBE? watch if you can or wait for the replays;) jc […]

Tuesday is for Thomas

Merton said: “Businesses, are, in reality, quasi-religious sects. When you go to work in one, you embrace A New Faith. And if they are really big businesses, you progress from faith to a kind of mystique. Belief in the product, preaching the product, in the end the product becomes the focus of a transcendental experience. […]

Carbon Health Warnings on New British Cars

I subscribe to the treehugger.com blog. This is per treehugger.com. Interesting… Carbon Health Warnings on New British Cars According to the Times, “all advertising for new cars will have to carry cigarette-style “health warnings” about their environmental impact, under a European plan to force manufacturers to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Advertisements in newspapers and magazines, […]

Shema today..

Today at Shema, we used the following video in our discussion on new creation and hope. enjoy…. jc Tweet Send to Facebook

Everything Must Change…A conversation…

This is the space for ‘Everything Must Change,’ the conversation. NIcholas Fiedler and myself are hosting a conversatio here about Brian McLaren’s newest book, ‘Everything Must Change.’ This week, post your thoughts on section one. So, what are your responses to section one? peace… jc Tweet Send to Facebook


I am convinced most people are just scared. Scared to let providence or fate choose for you. Scared to roll the dice and see what songs match your week. Scared to take up the shuffle challenge?!? Well, if you have indeed found yourself scared, the following exert from Mike Mason’s ‘The Gospel According Job‘ on […]