Gates Says He Is Outraged by Arrest at Cambridge Home A premier African-American scholar is arrested in a bazaar turn of events at his own home (see article above). Reminds me of my favorite quote from Tom Peter’s about communication, “the greatest myth about communication is that is has taken place.” Meaning that just becauseContinue reading “The more things seem to change…they don’t”
Do we really need to see all these public figures traipse in front of a TV and air all of their failures?
These past two weeks have seen 7 life-altering events involving members or family members of First Church’s downtown and Andover campus. It just reminded me once again how fragile life is and how quickly things can turn. It also reminded me how important having a group of people who you can count on and callContinue reading “What it is all about”
Here is an interesting excerpt from Galatians 5 that I read this morning. 19My little children, for whom I labor in birth again until Christ is formed in you, Paul is stressing that he is actively involved in the process of helping the Galatians to become mature Christians. It is part of his calling andContinue reading “Labor Pains”
Obama Pressures Wall Street Over Bonuses – NYTimes.com. President Obama calls the bonuses “shameful”. An interesting choice of words. More of an eastern sounding response than a western response. In the west we lean on justice and legal system to keep people in line. In the east there is more of shame based system ofContinue reading “Obama Pressures Wall Street Over Bonuses – NYTimes.com”