Monthly Archives: May 2016

BLOG 5/29/16. PART II: GENERATIONAL CULTURES

BLOG 5/29/16. PART II: GENERATIONAL CULTURES In my last Blog I was seeking to make the point that every generation produces its own culture, and this reality has escalated most rapidly since somewhere just after World War II, when, not … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/25/16. IMPORTANT: GENERATIONAL CULTURES

BLOG 5/25/16. IMPORTANT: GENERATIONAL CULTURES There is no one-size-fits-all culture. This is a very important dimension of our understanding that we, as God’s New Humanity, need to be very sensitive to. And in our North American scene it is a … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/22/16. CHRISTIANS AND THE MURKY WATERS OF A POLITICAL SEASON

BLOG 5/22/16. CHRISTIANS AND THE MURKY WATERS OF A POLITICAL SEASON Sir Edmund Burke made the much quoted opinion in the 18th century that: “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/18/16. THE TRUTH BE KNOWN … IT IS THE LITTLE PEOPLE …

BLOG 5/18/16. THE TRUTH BE KNOWN … IT IS THE LITTLE PEOPLE, NOT SUPER-STARS WHO ARE THE MOST CRITICAL IN THE MISSION OF GOD. In my recent (5/15/16) blog I heralded the commendable characteristics of generosity, caring for others, humility, … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/15/2016. POSITIVE CHARACTER IN A TOXIC CULTURE

BLOG 5/15/2016. POSITIVE CHARACTER IN A TOXIC CULTURE In this present toxic political campaign, so replete with bombast, negative hyperbole about one’s opponents, and equally self-promoting hyperbole and dishonesty about oneself, … it is refreshing to have, also, in the … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/11/16. SILICON VALLEY CAN BE SELECTIVE, … THE CHURCH CANNOT

BLOG 5/11/16. SILICON VALLEY CAN BE SELECTIVE, … THE CHURCH CANNOT A brief blog on a passing thought. Lazlo Bock has written a very thought-provoking and insightful book about the dynamics of a company such as Google. There are internal … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/8/2016. MY DEBT TO A CONTROVERSIAL PROPHET: DANIEL BERRIGAN

BLOG 5/8/16. MY DEBT TO A CONTROVERSIAL PROPHET: DANIEL BERRIGAN Daniel Berrigan was buried in New York this past Friday, and his death brought back to mind many poignant memories of his unlikely influence on one such as I. In … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/4/16. CONVENIENT CHRISTIANITY, … OR “COME AND DIE!”

BLOG 5/4/16. CONVENIENT CHRISTIANITY, … OR “COME AND DIE!” There is so much popular confusion, and so many misconceptions about the essence of Christianity in the popular mind, but more disturbingly also inside of too much of institutional Christianity. In … Continue reading

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BLOG 5/1/2016. WHAT ON EARTH IS THE CHURCH? AN INQUIRER’S GUIDE

BLOG 5/1/2016. WHAT ON EARTH IS THE CHURCH? AN INQUIRER’S GUIDE In addition to writing these Blogs, you need to know that I also have written a number of books focusing on the essence and mission of the church—or ecclesiology … Continue reading

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