"sometimes the loving thing to do is to move on; sometimes its to stand still; sometimes its to confront. The problem isn't knowing WHAT to do, its knowing WHEN to do it. always the loving thing is to not ignore/glossover/vent/absorb without…"
"I wish I could have been at this gig. I'm putting together a gathering in New Zealand for June 2010 on the same issues. We've been working on this connection of justice and worship for 8 or 9 years now."
Mark... we would so look forward to a visit from you. Please come and stay with us!
I am teaching with Al Hirsch, Missional Leadership, Pastoral Coaching and I will be faculty advisor for some of Len Sweets Doctorate students. It should be great fun... new friends, new skills.
Wow Mark! I just noticed this note from you. So sorry! I received the lent stuff that you sent. It was really cool. I am amazed at the high quality things that you are able to produce.
How are things going for you? Did you hear that i retired from the Bridge and will be teaching at George Fox Seminary? Lots of changes for sure. I never heard where you landed after your last post in Australia. We need to get caught up!
HERE are some random thoughts about stuff: In 2009, my family and I took our first trip to Greenbelt. We didn't just *go* to Greenbelt, we DID GREENBELT. A group of friends came along and joined us as we modeled our unique articulations of community and playful collaboration. Before we went, the festival had seemed to us to be a bit enigmatic, shrouded 'neath an imaginary cloud of the…See More
“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” - Helen Keller
“Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being "drawn toward." Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one's friends and enemies. Love creates righteousness, or justice, here on earth. To make love is to make justice. As advocates and activists for justice know, loving involves struggle, resistance, risk.” - Carter Heyward