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May 8 2014

Purchase from CHALICE PRESS or AMAZON One of the great things about being the ripe old age of 45 and having nearly 20 years behind me, is that I get to see colleagues and friends accomplish some cool things in their lives, like[…]

April 14 2014

There are at least three reasons that I should not be reading Blame it on the Huehuetenango: Poetry for the Recovering Evangelical by Michael Toy. First: I do not consider myself an “evangelical” — recovering or otherwise. B: I have never really[…]

February 20 2012

Here is a quick shot of one of our bookshelves with some POTUS flare. Far from a presidential expert, my favorite book by far is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.  If you have[…]

February 6 2012

As part of my commitment to a couple of book projects, this spring I am taking a personal blogging hiatus and have invited some folks to blog in my stead. It is my intention help share some new voices and perspectives with a larger audience and keep my[…]

January 26 2012

As part of my commitment to a couple of book projects, this spring I am taking a personal blogging hiatus and have invited some folks to blog in my stead. It is my intention help share some new voices and perspectives with a larger audience and keep my[…]

November 23 2011

A Patheos.com Book Club selection, 25 Books Every Christian Should Read has me conflicted. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not going to lose much sleep over this, but I do think that this book raises significant questions about the nature and[…]

September 12 2011

For my first foray into the Patheos Book Club I chose to take a peek at R. Kirby Godsey’s book Is God a Christian?. With words and emotions of the the 9/11 10 year remembrance in the air, I thought this would be a great[…]

May 24 2010

Purchase: Book | Kindle Charlene Li: Blog | Twitter Probably wouldn’t do much good to simply say, “Go get it right now!” but really that’s what I want to say.  After writing Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies with[…]

May 10 2010

In case you have not refreshed your culture-to-month matching skillz, May is Asian Pacific American History month.  Much to debate around setting aside a month a year to particular ethnic groups, but as long as folks don’t see these interactions as ways to[…]

April 8 2010

It is not often that I read a book that simultaneously expands my knowledge base on social and cultural realities AND draws me into deep reflection upon my own life in the midst of the knowledge.  What a gift Eileen[…]

January 13 2009

Because of my role as Moderator, this February, I and my family will have the privilege of traveling to Asia spending time in the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong. This is such a great privilege to be able to take[…]

April 28 2007

  One of the things that came out of my brief stint in the Doctor of Ministry program was that I was forced to review a couple of books that I have always been meaning to review. One such book[…]

April 1 2007

UPDATE 4/29: Richard Florida’s Blog picked this up HERE. Might be some interesting conversations over there. Book Review: Cities and the Creative Class Bruce Reyes-Chow, 2007 Introduction and Rational Richard Florida, Hirst Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University has[…]

January 29 2007

Maybe it is too soon and maybe I’m not even supposed to say, but I am officially jumping on the Barak Obama Bandwagon/Parade Float/Ship-o-Fun/movement.  Whatever you want to call it, I am smitten.  I am a few chapters into his[…]