Internet Writers: Beware

I publish almost exclusively on the Internet, and I’ve grown to like it: it’s easier to correct an error on the web, and it’s nice to feel like the distance between reader and writer has closed (since feedback – for good or bad – is more readily available through comments, emails, Twitter, and so on). [Read More...]

The Cross and our Work: A Meditation for Good Friday

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Today is Good Friday, the day Christians remember the death of Jesus on the cross and its meaning. Usually, on this day, I find a quiet place to read one of the gospel accounts of Jesus’ crucifixion, a place where I can focus, reflect, and pray. But, today I find myself in a very different [Read More...]

Slowing Down . . . With Coffee?

Did you ever think about coffee as something that can slow us down? David [Blanchard], when he looks at a cup of coffee, when he smells the dried coffee berries roasting, when he rolls the beans between his fingers, sees something different. He sees the result of hours of careful labor, the work of sun, rain, and [Read More...]

Called by God to Be a Banker

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In light of the recent financial meltdown, the banking industry has become suspect in the eyes of many people. Yet, John Gage believes that God has called him to be a banker. In a recent interview published by the Washington Institute, Cage explains: My sense of calling has evolved since I began working in the [Read More...]


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