It’s that time of the year for retrospection. After posting my Top Ten Songs of 2018 and Top Ten Books of 2018, I decided to turn my attention to hikes that I’ve been privileged to enjoy in the past year. Hiking … Continue reading
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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”(Isaiah 6:8) Greetings from Kent! This is such a beautiful time of the year … Continue reading
I can understand how some people would feel a sense of pity when looking at a freshly-shorn sheep — maybe even sympathetic shame at the animal’s sudden sense of nakedness. But putting myself in the place of that sheep, I … Continue reading
Early morning worship at the Amsterdam50 Fall Retreat Eric with the Pastors-in-Training: Marc La Porte and Michaël Belgraver Springtime outdoor baptism Beautiful faces of Amsterdam50 Asp Family in August 2011 Original post blogged on b2evolution.
I was a witness. The temperature hovered just above the freezing point. The wind whipped across the harbor. Still, a young Iraqi refugee wanted to be baptized, to proclaim his newfound faith in Jesus. So we went to the Steenhoofd, … Continue reading
Our family had the privilege of bringing in the New Year in a very old place: Rome. These are some of my favorite pictures from the time in Italy. After three lovely days in Pescara for GCE’s Awaken conference, we … Continue reading
As we approach the end of 2011, I’ve been trolling through the last year’s worth of entries in this space. It’s fun, and I feel like it brings genuine insight too. I appreciate the sense of perspective afforded by such … Continue reading
Our family has experienced a lot of wonderful things this Christmas season: magnificent meals, treasured traditions, generous gifts, and meaningful moments. But I think today may have been the best day of the whole season. It was the best because … Continue reading
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Northern European winters help me to understand the faith of the Pagans and Druids and Celts: a theology integrally connected with the natural world around them… a call to worship marked by the rising and setting of the sun… solstices … Continue reading