Note: within about 30 minutes of when I originally posted this article this morning, the US Supreme Court announced its rulings to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and to refuse to hear the Proposition 8 case from California. Sometime today the US Supreme Court is expected to rule on a pair of cases … Continue reading How will we react to SCOTUS today?
Sometimes you just need a few miles between you and the road, a camp by a trout stream, a nice fire, a good friend, and a little walk in the woods. Welcome to church: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IYkmzYcAGo
Even though I’ve only scratched the surface of my experiences during my recent visit to Russia on behalf of Orphan’s Tree, I feel like it’s about time to wrap up my “From Russia with Love” series today with a few of the lasting impressions that have forever altered my perspective. It sounds almost trite to … Continue reading From Russia With Love Part 4: Lasting Impressions
Thanks to my friend and traveling companion Doug Patterson for sharing this video of our trip to Russia May 18-28. Doug did a fabulous job of capturing both the highlights of our adventure and the relationships we formed. The bulk of Doug's video is from our time in Ivanovo, but you'll also see footage from … Continue reading Ivanovo 2013 Video (by Doug Patterson)
Now that I’ve spent some time relating some general thoughts about my impressions from my recent journey to Russia (see Part 1 and Part 2 of this series as well as my original poem, “Ivanovo, my love” if you need to catch up), I’d like to get down a little more today into the nuts … Continue reading From Russia With Love Part 3: Breaking the Cycle