Tag Archives: The Fellows Initiative

Seeing Seamlessly

“If we lose God in the world, we also lose meaning and purpose, accountability and responsibility.” When I first read Vaclav Havel arguing this stark thesis, I was intrigued— more than that, I was dumbstruck —having read enough of him … more »

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Walking the Length and Breadth of the Land

  Two chapters after God forcibly scattered mankind from their congregation around the Tower of Babel, Abram and his kinsmen, Lot, choose not to remain together and to separate from one another. Their parting is amicable; Abram tells Lot, “Please let there … more »

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Missio on the Tabernacle: Faithful, Not Successful

The clock will soon strike “lunchtime” on the final work day of the week. I’m racing to complete as much as I can before the natural tides of distraction come and sweep me away, causing me to shift gears to … more »

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It’s Different When It’s Your Mother

“Perhaps it is more difficult than I thought before, because it is different when it’s your mother.” Twice a year I teach a course that requires the students to read carefully and critically week by week, listening and analyzing as … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: Making the Connection

After obtaining an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Math, my Dad began his career at IBM in the 1980s. He was promoted during his first year and continued to rise quickly up the corporate ladder, wearing … more »

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Learning about Life from Wendell Berry

Meant to be. Supposed to be. Ought to be. In the culture of whatever, those are contentious words. Sometimes and some places they are fighting words. “How would you possibly know? No one knows. And anyone who thinks they do … more »

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A CHURCH OF GREAT GRACE AND GREAT TRUTH: The Call to the Convocation of Anglicans in North America

Given by Steve Garber at the Church of the Epiphany, Herndon, Virginia, July 31, 2009 [What follows is the introduction and conclusion of an hour-long presentation to the annual gathering of the 400 leaders of the Convocation of Anglicans in … more »

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