Glad I’m not the only one

This evening I tweeted that I’m reading A Case for Civility of Os Guiness.  It really is an excellent book.  By the time I got done with a Budget Meeting, and a short workout I found that I was suddenly being followed by the user vigil4civility.  I went and briefly checked out their web-site and…

The Gospel at it’s best…

The man speaking is playing Gowan Pamphlet, a freed slave and pastor of the first licensed black church in Virginia.  He was excellent, and this snippet is one of the best portions.  It shows both the wonder of the Gospel to set people free, and the tragic reality that the “Christian” West ignored the teaching…

Let someone else explain it…

The gentleman in this video did a wonderful job explaining why going to Williamsburg is such a joy for me.  Frankly, I’m coming to see that the mass of people who are unable to be moved by either history or narrative is not a matter of bad education – it’s an illness of the soul. …

Why I keep coming back…

My wife and I were discussing why so many of our friends and neighbors don’t understand why it is that we keep coming down to Williamsburg time and again.  People tend to star at us in unbelief when we tell them that we’ve never been to Busch Gardens and then ask, “What do you do…

Kin Group

Yesterday was a momentus occasion for me. I went out and purchased my first Phillies hat since I was a teenager.  I don’t know why I haven’t had a cap for so long, there really is no explanation for it.  Growing up I’d have two or three at a time, included the ugly maroon color…

Accosted at the super-market

I really can’t wait until this election cycle is over, I really can’t.  I don’t understand why so many Christians are so gung-ho on McCain’s campain – a campaign that has a slogan, “Country First.”  Isn’t the fact that Christians didn’t put “country first” the type of thing that used get tossed into the Arena…