This blog post first appeared in the Book, Open and Relational Leadership: Leading with Love, and on the Centre for Open and Relational Theology. Re-published with permission. “We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented.” – Christof, The Truman Show When I was a child, I spoke like
One of the more soothing therapies my wife and I have turned to in an effort to survive this particularly brutal winter is Netflix. In recent weeks it’s not been uncommon for our days to wind down in front of a roaring fireplace,
Bridezilla: Formed from blending of the words bride and Godzilla (Japanese movie monster). Used to describe a woman whose behavior becomes outrageously bad in the course of planning for her wedding.www.urbandictionary.com/bridezilla (see definition #5) Growing up, I vividly recall being fascinated with monster movies. Classic movies such as King Kong, The Thing, Jaws and Alien captivated
Book Review: Greg Boyd is someone who understands and has lived the journey towards wholeness in Jesus. The Crucifixion of the Warrior God is the fruit of his decade long journey towards reconciling violence in Scripture with the non-violent self-giving love of Jesus. His journey toward this book is an important part
Book Review: The Bible is the world’s best-selling book. For many it is a sacred text, providing spiritual inspiration and insight, while for some it is viewed primarily as an historical and religious artifact. Still others consider it to be a dangerous piece of written propaganda filled with irrelevant fables and fairy tales from an ancient tribal culture.
We want to introduce you to the New Leaf Blog contributors by giving them a chance for them to share their story. First to share is Jason Tripp. As I reflect upon my journey of life and faith in the first 40 years of my life, in many ways it parallels the journey
‘Don’t talk to strangers!’ ‘Stranger Danger!’ …these are common phrases heard in conversations between loving parents and children in the healthy establishment of boundaries.