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I was playing around with a new iPad app the other night and made up this poster for my blog. It’s mostly just for fun, but if anyone wants to link back here by using this image I don’t mind! This was made in Phoster, in case you were wondering.

War

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been watching “The War” by Ken Burns on Netflix.  I guess Veteran’s day is as good a day as any to share some reflections on the nature of this documentary series. First, due to my Mennonite background, I lean heavily towards a pacifist expression of the Christian faith….

Believe

I’ve been worried about this for years, ever since I met a fellow believer who was more concerned about my thoughts on the age of the universe than my thoughts about the Lord of the universe. This is more than a “those silly fundamentalists” strip, though, just look at the colors.

A Quote on Providence

I mentioned in my Gettysburg post yesterday that I find the appeals to “providence” when referring to events in the war unconvincing.  Today I came across a quote that communicates why it is that I feel this way: The march of Providence is so slow and our desires so impatient; the work of progress is…

Caught in the middle…

I was invited to a prayer breakfast this morning by a friend who happens to pastor the local Lutheran Church here in town.  He’s been hoping for years to see people of faith have an impact “on the ground” in our aging small towns and suburbs and has become part of a coalition in New…

Just Playing Around

Sometimes I wonder if I don’t listen to more music is because it gets my mind wondering about too many new ideas.  Today I was walking home through the Sanctuary while listening to my iPod and thought, “Wow, I wonder how that would look on DV?  Oh, and I’ve been meaning to play with some…