Image of God, Image of Man

By | September 9, 2014

I want a God who is small and careful and deliberate. Who sees the secret places and comes into them. Who sees the unchecked injustices of the world and comes to set them right, one broken life at a time. Who is loving and careful, patient and kind, faithful and truthful and giving. I want… Read More »

Michael Brown and Ferguson—and Us

By | August 17, 2014

Every day people are born and people die. People marry, divorce, change jobs, have kids, watch those same kids move on to college and careers and family. These are all the ordinary things we expect are ours because we are good people, and fair, and play by the rules. Some people who have similar aspirations… Read More »

New book released–The Mountains of the Moon

By | July 21, 2014

You can download or buy the copies on Amazon using these links: Print Version: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1500580139Kindle Version: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LZTQR9I Mountains of the Moon is a compendium of thoughts and writings from my five years as a contributing and then managing editor of the weekly church newsletter, “The Journey This Week.” The newsletter served as a way to… Read More »

Coming Soon—“Mountains of the Moon”

By | July 19, 2014

From the Preface Mountains of the Moon is a compendium of thoughts and writings from my five years as a contributing and then managing editor of the weekly church newsletter, “The Journey This Week.” The newsletter served as a way to keep people in touch with what happened on a Sunday, and we generally included… Read More »

Review: American Slavery, American Freedom

By | June 6, 2014

American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very nimble and clear writing for such a book packed with data and narrative. The author argues that the experience of the Virgina colonies show the natural and inevitable rise in slavery as an American solution to a very real problem… Read More »

Review: Burning Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By | June 5, 2014

Burning Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Carl Waters My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was given this book to read for this review. But I would have read it anyway–it was enjoyable, fast-moving, and clearly written. This book is the tale of George Harris, his wife Eliza (of ice floe fame), son Harry, and those… Read More »