Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Psalm for Missional Leaders

I just finished reading David Fitch’s take on sustainable ministry for missional leaders and pastors. You can read it here. He explained that the temptation to get pragmatic in our ministries (i.e., tell the people what they want to hear … Continue reading

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Long Live Gravity!

Here’s a timely and difficult excerpt from a book of poetry by Wendell Berry: When I hear the stock market has fallen, I say, “Long live gravity! Long live stupidity, error, and greed in the palaces of fantasy capitalism!” I … Continue reading

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A Poem For Mother Teresa

Our Dark Mother (“To be at His disposal”) “Let Him do with me whatever He wants as He wants for as long as He wants. If darkness is light to some soul—even if it be nothing to nobody—I am perfectly … Continue reading

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The Real Economic Bailout!

Friends, please read this piece I wrote for Jesus Manifesto. I hoped, in it, to express the discontent I have often felt when facing the underbelly of global-consumer-capitalism, and how maddening it can be to find oneself compelled to live … Continue reading

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