Weekly Meanderings

School starts up next week; I’m ready to teach a new course on Women, Mary, and Jesus. Blessings on all you teachers and students. Have the greatest term of your life. For my UK readers: I’ll be on Premier Christian Radio Tuesday, Jan 16, between 11am and noon, talking about Mary, mother of Jesus. The [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

We had a great time in Mexico, and I’ve done my best to get some links to some blogs this week. I fly to LA Monday morning to give two lectures at Pepperdine. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Farewell to President Ford. I am a big fan of Clarence Jordan — not just for his stuff on the Sermon on the Mount, but also for his clever translations. Thanks to iMonk. Here’s a blog series — I’m linking to the site — that is a “virtual book” on how to read the Bible. [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

No speaking events until after the New Year when I give lectures at Pepperdine University. But, I’ve got plenty of radio interviews coming up on Mary. Those evening ones tire me and I’m pooped — don’t folks know I have a blog to maintain?! [ ] [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Tony Swift’s reflection (straight from the heart) about leadership. New blog: John LaGrou at Microclesia. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

Next Sunday we’ll be at Emmaus Community and then on Monday at the emerging group Up/rooted. For details, see here. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

I’m not speaking this week, but I’ll be at Emmaus Community on December 10th, and then at an Emergent cohort (Up/rooted) on December 11th, in Park Ridge. Details can be found here. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

No speaking events until December. I must say that Don Johnson, over at Jibstay, is becoming one of our favorite bloggers. He’s creative, clever, and — on top of that — wise. My top three pastor sites are Jim Martin, Mark Rogers, and Don Johnson. Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s post on a missional pastor (HT: Bro Maynard). [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

This week is the academic annual meeting — called SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) — and Kris is going with me for the first time. It helps that we are in Washington, DC. I’m giving a paper in response to Larry Hurtado’s big book, Lord Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

Weekly Meanderings

This week I fly to John Brown University — and I have a full schedule Monday evening and Tuesday, but I’m looking forward to meeting these fine people. (Birdwatcher question at bottom today.) [Read more...]


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