Blogs

We recommend the following blogs:

Vinoth Ramachandra
Melba Maggay
Bob Ekblad
Rene Padilla
Ben Thurley
David Westlake
Joel Edwards
Jenny Flannagan

Below you can read the most recent posts from these recommended blogs:


Eyeless (But Not Speechless) in Gaza

(With apologies to Aldous Huxley) “Activism, scholarship, dissemination of information, persuasion, protest, and solidarity are the most powerful weapons that powerless people have. Let us use them. […]

Being Remembered

The men in jail with whom I read Scripture are often moved by Jesus’ embrace of the thief dying beside him who pleads:  “Jesus, remember me when you enter your kingdom.” Jesus’ immediate resp. […]

Sowing Seeds of Shalom?

If the US-led global “war on terror” since 9/11 has taught us anything, it’s that mass bombing campaigns and sweeping punitive measures don’t work to counter violent extremism. In fact, they a. […]

Reflections on Jesus' call to jihadists and us: the militant, violent non-violence of love

News of jihadist brutalities in establishing an Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq and Syria has impacted me deeply.  Beheadings of American and British prisoners, reports of violence against Kurds, Christ. […]

Goodness in Evil Times

The Italian chemist Primo Levi survived Auschwitz and wrote several reflective accounts of that experience. His book If This is a Man is an extraordinary account of his life as a slave on rations that. […]