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  • Zion Shall Be Redeemed By Justice

    I got a message yesterday with an urgent request from a friend. A prominent Anabaptist pastor had addressed child sex abuse on his widely-read Facebook page, and the discussion that followed was taking a dark turn. Could I address some of the harmful myths being peddled there and lift up God’s perspective on abuse and […]

  • Thoughts in the Summer of the Virus

    Thoughts in the Summer of the Virus

    As the biggest global catastrophe of my lifetime lurches ahead with no close in sight, at least one thing has become clear amid the fog of war: we need to get better at responding to crisis, and fast. In the USA, most of us now alive have enjoyed a lifetime of political and economic stability […]

  • On Beyond Zebra: The Way of Jesus and the Tyranny of False Dilemmas

    This morning a friend shared a comment he had found in a random discussion and which encapsulated well the false dilemma too many Christians imagine they face: shall we retreat from the world and hide out until doomsday, or shall we infiltrate its corrupt political systems to force change from the top down by always […]

  • What We Are

    Warning: mild political incorrectness ahead. A jaded European businessman flying from JFK to Heathrow found himself seated next to a girl of seventeen on her way to visit her mother’s relatives in the South of England. Now this jaded businessman was prone to malice in moments of boredom, and as his luck would have it, […]

  • Greetings

    Welcome to the first post on this site. I’ve finally set up my own site at my own domain, as I’ve dreamed of doing for years. I’ll be writing stuff here sometimes. Check back.