Monthly Archives: November 2008

Schools For Conversion

Recently a team from our community visited our friends out in Missouri at Shepherdsfield. Shepherdsfield is another intentional Christian community from whom we’ve learned much over the years. They invited us to participate in a “School For Conversion” which is a conference sponsored by the New Monasticism movement. It was enriching spending time again with… Read more »

Mankind Is Our Business

In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol the hesitant and barely chastened Scrooge, confronting the phantom that was his partner in life, tries to console the guilty and agonized ghost (and himself) with a feeble word of encouragement, “But you were always a good man of business, Jacob.” Immediately, the specter roars out with terrible force,… Read more »