For a total of six years, my wife and I lived and worked in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia may be a small and somewhat remote country, but the capital is fairly cosmopolitan, with a high … Read the rest “Learning the ins and outs of a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
In order to understand this post, you’ve got to understand a little about lost causes.
I struggled with the title of this post, until I remembered my earlier thoughts about the idea of lost causes. The events of the … Read the rest “Labels are killing us, and we’ve got to stop it.”
In order to understand my world, you need to understand something about culture.
The place where I live is deeply divided. Not 20 years ago, the people here experienced a complex war, between 3 sides, which was stopped by the … Read the rest “The most important day in my lifetime”
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. – John 10:11
Scripture refers to people as sheep over 400 times. Why?
Sheep are hopelessly dumb; there is no other way to … Read the rest “It doesn’t matter whom you vote for: Earthly leaders and the heavenly leader”
To understand my life over the past 3 years, you’ve got to understand a little bit about bacteria.
And not just any bacteria. I’m specifically thinking about the bacteria called Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, the bacteria that causes the … Read the rest “Going to the doctor is a waste of time: Thoughts on a post-socialist medical system”