Archive for January, 2005

1st Annual Evangelical Blog Awards Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America Most Influential Christians in America Ok, really. As nice as it is to see “your guy’s” name on the list, this is really quite ludicrous. Not to mention a highly “modern” thing to do…. the whole rating, categorization, who’s #1 thing. Do […]

Job Update


I haven’t said much here, but over the last month and a half I’ve been interviewing for a position (director of) CityCURE. This has been quite the process. Well, I didn’t get the job. I’m disappointed and a bit discouraged. I understand that it was between me and 2 other final candidates. Apparently one of […]



“What really makes an invention is that someone decides not to change the solution to a known problem, but to change the question” ~Dean Kamen – inventor of the Segway

I woke up last night “composing” this in my head…. I was going to post it normal-like, but John Barrow and I were talking it through and well, I figured the IM conversation conveyed it real well. Here you go: Aaron Klinefelter: i went to bed (and woke up in the middle of the night) […]



The 50 most Influential Christians in America – The Church Report. Loverly, just loverly. Naturally this is a good use of cyberspace for the Christian community. Next let’s make a list of 50 most horrid sinners in the USA, that would be productive. (sarcasm)

Third Sunday after the Epiphany – I’m trying to use the weekly Lectionary Texts for personal reflection. Now that we’re out of the Brownhouse and in our own place I’m attempting to create a doable rhythm of prayer, study, and reflection – those personal spiritual disciplines. What I am attempting is meditating/reading/lectio on the texts […]

Beyond ‘Right Thinking’, Sojourners Magazine/February 2005: “Brian McLaren’s A Generous Orthodoxy begins to articulate a faith that values the core of a Christ-centered faith without falling into the dogmatism” (a good review of Brian’s book) Cornell’s Minister of Technology, MIT’s Technology Review: “In the mid-1980s, before completing his PhD in electrical engineering at the University […]