Thinking Bloggers 2007 | One Top Five List

Robin recently tagged me for a “Thinking Blogger” meme, which I was very thankful to recieve, especially from someone like Robin, who I personally look up to. If you were allowed to tag back on these memes I would have tagged Robin because she is certainly at the very top of my list. And asContinue reading “Thinking Bloggers 2007 | One Top Five List”

Re: The Daily Scribe Has Been Retired

This post is long overdue but the Daily Scribe religious blogging community has been retired. What is written below is part of an email I recently sent to everyone who participated in the Daily Scribe project. Since that time I’ve received more questions about the overall status of Scribe and thought it would be goodContinue reading “Re: The Daily Scribe Has Been Retired”

Dress Down Friday June 22 | The Green Edition

Here’s another edition of dress-down Friday. This week I wanted to focus on green issues, and let me forewarn you: this is somewhat intense. I’ve decided to focus more of my attention on these issues, and try and help do what I can to educate and make aware the seriousness of caring for the creation.

Fire at the Simple Way House in Philly

I just found out from Janelle’s blog, about the fire at the Simple Way house in Philadelphia. This is where Shane Claiborne and others live and do their ministry. And to hear about this tragedy is a real shame. Many of us really appreciate and look up to way Claiborne and the Simple Way haveContinue reading “Fire at the Simple Way House in Philly”

LIfe At Woodbrooke Part 2 | Reading and Writing

I’ve been reading and writing a ton while here at woodbrooke, which I suppose is good since that’s why I came here!? I just finished a fourth section to my final paper, it was on Martin Davie’s analysis of why and how Liberal Quakerism became the predominate form of belief in Britain. It took meContinue reading “LIfe At Woodbrooke Part 2 | Reading and Writing”

(un)Programmed: Towards the Program of the Spirit | YQ Article

About a week ago I had an article come out in Young Quaker, the publication run by Young Friends General Meeting in Britain (See volue 53,number 6). This edition was the last one for Jez Smith, a friend of mine who currently lives in London, and who I worked with on the Britain Yearly MeetingContinue reading “(un)Programmed: Towards the Program of the Spirit | YQ Article”

London, the Olympics and Getting Rid of the Poor

I read this article today in the Guardian and thought it was worth pointing out. The article, “London is getting into the Olympic spirit – by kicking out the Gypsies” by George Monbiot argues that the Olympics, often thought of being a way to boost the economy for the poor, is in fact very hardContinue reading “London, the Olympics and Getting Rid of the Poor”