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Grand Rapids Monthly Meeting
Lake Erie Yearly Meeting
Affiliate Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative)
husband father brother and son
Christ-centered communitarian
social worker and social work instructor
farmer, hunter, writer, and '80s punk fan
shrill and anxiety prone, but a good listener nevertheless.
I'd be nothing if not for Brian Young
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The Hubris of Christendom

Posted on 12th mo. 23, 2015 at 4:14pm 33 Comments

Andre Trocme, a French Protestant pastor and pacifist, is known as a man who led an effective response to the Vichy and Nazi genocide against the Jews. He had a heart for servanthood and God, and an ethic that moved beyond the preaching of pacifism from the pulpit to guiding an entire community to sacrifice on behalf of those who had even less. He wanted to do more than he had, and to this end, he sought ought the assistance of the American Friends Service Committee. He…

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The Absurdity of the Cross: Bearing our own for the sake of others

Posted on 10th mo. 6, 2015 at 8:07pm 0 Comments

The cross is lost to the church. While it hangs on walls of sacred buildings and around the necks of believers, we are no way yoked to it if our responses to murder are any indication of our faithfulness as related to this ancient symbol of torture. Truly, I say to you, the nature of the cross is not found nearly as much in it’s capacity to remind us of the torture of Jesus; but the nature of the cross is most powerfully known in the church’s willingness to burden…

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First draft of new essay regarding feminist theory and the Bible. Comments welcome

Posted on 12th mo. 27, 2012 at 12:36pm 0 Comments

The liberation of Eve,

the rape of Bathsheba,

and the masculinity of Joseph.

 

“Read my blog…” I’ve read a lot of emails that end with a statement similar to this. I begin this essay in such a manner, not because my blogs are significant, but because my writing tends to reveal a few things about my gender traits in a way that even those who have not met me can recognize. I tend…

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