Dave Brunn is my new favorite guy. He’s a missionary of over two decades and an author, focusing specifically in bible translation. Below, you’ll find a video of about a half-hour that explains a number of things, including: 1) Why translation is so tricky, 2) why we can’t exactly trust a translation based on its… Continue reading Honest Translation
We are people of unpresumptuous faith. We are everywhere. And we are not interested in perpetuating your unnecessary suffering. +MSH
Ever felt like you were just not getting through to someone? Ever felt like it was your fault?
…why aren’t we, as Christians, more concerned with decisions that are clearly ethical, rather than eager to discern who’s more (counter-)culturally agreeable?
A while back, I posted in response to a rather brazen, irrational, and unjust characterization of “all Muslims” by a supposed leader within our own Christian faith. … Here’s a new piece of that evidence [he was wrong], a video in which Muslims deliberately and publicly denounce ISIS as “Islamic” at all; I urge you to watch it, for the sake of our faith and for the sake of human beings in general:
Don’t worry, I’m not getting immoral. I’m just getting political. Why I’m getting political would be a good question to ask…of myself. Most of the time when I do, I’m not entirely sure I want to be, and yet I’ve no idea how not to be. That last point is one of the reasons I’m… Continue reading How Far Is Too Far?