Our wounds, His body- By Ted Karpf

The following is the text preached by my friend Canon Ted Karpf yesterday at Holy Trinity Geneva. Like re-watching Children of Men, it was a shot of the arm of thinking about how life, faith, and hope come together. I hope you enjoy it as I did… “Our wounds, His body Fear, disorder and distrust […]

The Annunciation, already?

It seems odd that we are in Easter season and already we are thinking about Advent and Christmas; however, today is the celebration of the Annunciation, the celebration of the day when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary to tell her she would bear the Christ. The narrative reads as such: 26 In the sixth […]

Seriously Good Conversations

Here are a few SGCs from this week. There have been some good ones out there! Recycle or go to Hell warns Vatican. TED Blog’s ‘The biology of religion’. Jason Clark’s ‘Wrestling with the ‘Identity Politics’ of Church life’. Mars Hill’s ‘The Benefit of (the) Doubt: Revisioning the Role of Doubt for a Genuine Spirituality’. […]

Hell of a Test Question

Per Nicholas Fiedler… “My friend Rob Costa sent me this. It is supposedly true, which means it didn’t really happen, but here it is. “The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term exam. The answer by one student was so “profound” that the professor shared it with colleagues, via […]

Barack Obama: Towards a More Perfect Union

There is no secret. I am a Barack Obama fan. Here is one of the best speeches he has given yet. Maybe second best to the Yes, We Can! speech. enjoy… joshua case for obama Tweet Send to Facebook

Theme Songs from Pilgrimage

Laura and I were perplexed, and at times, amazed by the songs that we would think about through the day. Yet, over the course of the time, there were a few songs that kept coming up. Songs which we would find ourselves singing over and over at the same time. In a weird way, a […]

Return from/to Pilgrimage

Laura and I have arrived safely back to Geneva from our pilgrimage to Santiago. Photos, stories, and the like are forthcoming. joshua Tweet Send to Facebook

A Pilgrimage Ahead

“Keep yourself a stranger and pilgrim upon this earth, to whom the affairs of this world are of no concern. Keep your heart free and lifted up to God, for here you have no abiding city”. Thomas a Kempis This week, Laura and I depart for Spain where we are planning to walk the Camino […]

Seriously Good Conversations

Sorry to have been away this week. I was in Athens Greece for a basketball tournament. We did alright, but not top three;) The Passion of the Iraqi Christ (by Shane Claiborne) Per Caritatem’s ‘Part 1: Hobbes’ Philosophy and Politically Motivated Biblical Exegesis’ Dueck’s ‘Love and Knowledge’ Katharine’s ‘Christianity, Gender Roles, and Wife Swapping’ at […]