• A new hood to hang out in

    A new hood to hang out in

    I have a lot of things to catch you up on: -the Paul  Young event in Seattle -the Anne Jackson event in Portland - the surgery - Ashley's car wreck But perhaps the biggest news of all is something I haven't yet confided to you[..]
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  • Go to Hell

    Go to Hell

    Last week Hugh Hollowell (LOVEWINS) was on stage with Shane Claiborne and Johnathan Wilson-Hartgrove at Big Tent Christianity. Hugh is The Marine in Will Jesus Buy Me a Double-Wide? The following is the talk Hugh gave and now you know why I adore me some Hugh[..]
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  • Pre-Order Your Copy Now! Pat Conroy calls Patti Callahan Henry’s debut novella lyrical – “Patti takes you to those places in the heart you didn’t even know you wanted to go.” In The Perfect Love Song, Callahan Henry tells the story of Jimmy Sullivan, who[..]
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  • Young & Driscoll

    Young & Driscoll

    I'm headed up to Seattle Friday to see my buddy Paul Young. Paul has issued an open invite to Pastor Mark Driscoll of Seattle's Mars Hill to join him for a discussion. I'll be reporting back here on the blog and over at Twitter about[..]
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  • Hauling water

    Hauling water

    One of my girlfriends went camping over Labor Day. Not necessarily a big deal. Lots of people camp. Only she was camping the old-fashioned way -- bag on the ground. It had been a while since my girlfriend camped. It had been awhile since she[..]
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  • More controversy from Pastor Terry Jones

    More controversy from Pastor Terry Jones

    This from reader Ken Szeto. Thanks for the heads up, Ken: Pastor Terry Jones has been a controversial figure for many years. Jones' Christliche Gemeinde Koln (Christian Church of Cologne) was once raided and investigated by the German tax police for tax evasion. The German[..]
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  • In the Lord’s Army

    In the Lord’s Army

    Pastor Terry Jones has General David Petraeus worried. Jones, and his congregants at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida intend to hold an old-fashioned book burning. The bonfire is intended to commemorate those who lost their lives in the attack on 9-11, and,[..]
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  • Happy Labor Day Friends

    Happy Labor Day Friends

    Once upon a time many, many, many moons ago, two girls met in the land they call Cornvalley. The Baptist girl was loud and she talked in a funny way that made it hard to understand what she was saying. The other girl was Catholic. She[..]
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