Loved this 🙂
Apparently Shane Claiborne (author of The Irresistible Revolution, which I wrote about the other day, and co-founder of The Simple Way) and Peter Greer (president of HOPE International and author of Mission Drift) had a discussion at an AEI event about “the Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan and the problem of providing immediate relief for compounding and overwhelming needs but still being able to make the transition to sustainable development.”
I love what Peter Greer says (and his sense of humour here) at the start of the highlight video:
“What would it look like if the parable of the Good Samaritan were were happening today in Washington DC?
This photo is pretty incredible. Not that electricity and lights (or light pollution) are always awesome, but it reminds me of how blessed we are in the west, and of persecuted believers (and non-believers) there who suffer not just because of their faith, but materially.
If you haven’t, may I be bold and suggest you do? It blew my mind more than a little bit and the implications are still sinking in.
Here it is:
Sandi Thom – I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)
Ah, 2006, it truly was a simpler time. :p
Teatime: Only as a hobby, sir.
Searched Netflix for The Hogfather. It wasn’t there. Much sadness.
Buffy was one to the ‘similar titles’ though, guess I’ll have to stick with that.
Got to season three or four last time, maybe I’ll finish it eventually?
Don’t you wish your principal did things like this:
I would like to dedicate this post to the snow which is still gently falling, to my great delight 🙂