Monthly Archives: January 2009

A Sad Anniversary

It’s almost that day, January 26, when my thoughts (and the thoughts of many others) turn to one who is missed: Holly Mitchek. Last year on the 10th anniversary of Holly’s death, I wrote this little piece. I didn’t think … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Witness

I read this recent article in the UM Reporter and it struck me for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s about a man who was formerly a staunch atheist and prominent Chemistry professor, so a dramatic conversion experience … Continue reading

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An Experiment and a Plug!

I’m posting this below as an experiment (I guess I’m still a scientist at heart!). Kevin Watson at has started an experiment to see how much social capital Methodist bloggers have. This experiment was prompted by the feeling among … Continue reading

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Sharing the Secret

Here’s a thought for the day, or maybe for the year! It’s a good reminder for getting off to a good start… “Joy, which was the small publicity of the page, is the gigiantic secret of the Christian.” G.K. Chesterton … Continue reading

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