Please Just Listen

Although we are a continent away, Liz and I have been grieved as we watch the news from our home country. Like many of you have experienced profound sadness and outrage.  The murder of George Floyd. The videos out of NYC and Minneapolis of white individual threatening...
So, Yeah I am Still Angry About This…

So, Yeah I am Still Angry About This…

In the Old Testament, the concept of justice had to do with a few central ideas: Don’t cheat people (all that stuff in Proverbs about using proper scales).Don’t accuse the innocent and pardon the guilty. We can come up with a few more, but they all boil...
Pro-Life…unless it hurts the economy

Pro-Life…unless it hurts the economy

A couple of weeks ago I saw a stream of posts and comments about doctors in Italy having to decide who received a ventilator (and had a chance to live) and who didn’t. The point was, basically, “see what you get with socialized medicine?” Nothing...
Engaging Culture

Engaging Culture

Certain words overtime become less and less useful. There has been a great deal of discussion around the word “Evangelical” in Ireland and in the US as many think of it referring a certain brand of politics than a certain type of Jesus follower. Missions is another of...
Netflix and Missions

Netflix and Missions

Yesterday I read Rachel Kleppen’s article in Christianity Today entitled, Netflix Is Making It Harder to Be a Missionary. Kleppen is a missionary in Taipei, Taiwan and the article was and focused on how the internet and social media (among other advances) make being a...

Learning to Speak Dub

In our last enewsletter, we started a section on learing to speak Irish. I came across this earlier today and thought it was worth sharing! You can find the original article here....