Day: September 28, 2013

Eugene Peterson interview

The Message, a translation of the Bible in modern language. Here are his comments on the difference between being an academic and being a pastor:

Judge orders New Jersey to provide marriage equality

Marriage equality has come to New Jersey. Friday state judge Mary Jacobson ordered the state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples beginning October 21. She found the state’s marriage laws denied equal rights guaranteed by the Supreme Court of the United State in June. The New York Times reports,

Struggling with Athalia

…a meeting where there was one lady very eager to share. When her turn came, she said, in her Southern drawl, “I never knew there was so much in the Old Testament. Why, it’s all full of SEX and MURD-AH.”