Understanding “Inspiration” – 02

In the first post in this series I laid out the origins of my search for an alternative understanding of “inspiration” as it pertains to our Holy Scriptures.  And they are holy.  So much so that I must admit to being obsessed by them and the risen Christ to whom they piont. That first postContinue reading “Understanding “Inspiration” – 02″

Eugene Peterson on Religious ADHD

From his latest offering: Americans in general have little tolerance for a centering way of life that is submissive to the conditions in which growth takes place:  quiet, obscure, patient, not subject to human control and management.  The American church is uneasy in these conditions.  Typically, in the name of “relevance,” it adapts itself toContinue reading “Eugene Peterson on Religious ADHD”

Feasting on the RiverWalk

A couple of quick reviews in case you’re interested in eating along the San Antonio River downtown.  Time was, food along the river was ordinary or worse; the cafes were trading on location and setting – patios along a romantic promenade – but definitely not on the quality of the food. Times, as they say,Continue reading “Feasting on the RiverWalk”

Reading List; Learning HTML; and “The Jesus Way”

OK, so qb’s way behind the curve, just now learning HTML.  But we do have indoor plumbing at our house, so that’s a plus. —– In any event, today qb debuts a reading list widget and invites your comments or suggested titles. I hope to write some reviews as I finish the titles in theContinue reading “Reading List; Learning HTML; and “The Jesus Way””

An Open Letter to J

She is a friend of mine; I hope I am a friend to her.  We served together on the search committee back in the day.  We were wounded together there by that process, and we were wounded along with many others by the result, or more precisely by the result of the result.  We wereContinue reading “An Open Letter to J”