Monthly Archives: September 2008

A View From the Loft

The Hymnfest with Organist Dr. Al Travis was am incredible experience of hymn singing. The choir even tolerated my vocal chords. I’ll add more later.

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Bono Quote on $700 Billion

It's extraordinary to me that the United States can find $700 billion to save Wall Street and the entire G8 can't find $25 billion dollars to saved 25,000 children who die every day from preventable diseases. – Bono, rock star … Continue reading

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Ask Congress to Look After Most Vulnerable

What I just sent my Congresspersons: As a person of faith, I believe how we spend our nation’s money is a reflection of our moral values. Therefore, I am extremely concerned about the current unaccountable $700 billion bailout package being … Continue reading

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Is the Recent Interest in Social Justice Just a Fad?

We have recently been teaching and preaching a lot on social justice and compassion as vital threads that make up the weaving of a disciple's life.  It is also much on our minds as we are smack dab in the … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Blitzbuild

The plumbing and wiring are going in and the trusses are getting a prep for decking, which should start this afternoon. It’s nice to look across the street and see our last finished product.

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Female Pastors

The CBF newsletter this month has a feature article on female pastors.  It’s a great read and points out the progress being made for women who are called to pastor but is also a reminder of the challenges and struggles … Continue reading

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Millard Fuller

The man behind the plan. Millard’s vision to provide housing and hope is simply amazing. It started with Habitat and continues on through Fuller Center for Housing. He understands what Jesus meant by “kingdom.” Its great to be a small … Continue reading

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