countercultural (a missiology for the west)

September 22, 2008

(This post is part of a series reflecting on David Bosch’s six distinctives for a missiology of Western culture. See the introductory post for a little background.) a mission to the West must be countercultural, though not in an escapist way I wasn’t planning on spreading the posts in this series a week apart. But, […]

done. but not finished.

May 11, 2008

Done…but not finished. These are words my friend Blaine offered yesterday about graduation. They couldn’t feel more true. Yesterday, I walked. It’s official. I have a long black robe and the fancy cap made famous by the gentleman on the Yahtzee box. I have a diploma (or at least a piece of paper promising me […]

oh yeah…i’m a blogger

August 24, 2007

I fancy myself a blogger, but I guess I probably need to actually blog more than one or two times a month if I want to fancy myself so. Life hasn’t brought anything major our way, but there has been enough going on to keep me from putting a lot of energy into writing (or […]


June 1, 2007

How many seminaries are there where you can look out a classroom window to see Puget Sound, a cruise ship in port across the street, and a faculty member smoking a pipe down by the train tracks?