There’s something about a new year that invites a reckoning. We want to understand what has happened, we want to imagine what might lie ahead, and we make commitments to change ad do differently. How successful we are at these surely varies, but that won’t stop us from peering into the tea leaves.
Day: December 31, 2017
Bonus holiday episode! With Byron Borger, owner of Hearts and Minds Bookstore in Dallastown, Pennsylvania, talking about why books matter, Amazon’s evil, shop local, John Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes, the reformation, using tech wisely with children and youth, and more.
In this last episode for 2017, Luci and Jordan continue with second Isaiah, the part of Isaiah referencing the period of Babylonian exile
It’s farewell to 2017 (some might say good riddance) but there was grace and glory too; here are the big stories from the Café in 2017
They met with Lutheran Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and wondering if the wider world has forgotten that there are Christians in the country, too; although they are bleeding out of the holy lands at an alarming rate, according to those left behind.
The bishops remained loyal to him, and the church grew in power because Sylvester allowed another to take the lead and receive the glory. Sylvester didn’t lose sight of the fact that to live a humble and holy life was more important than living a life of glorious successes.