Monthly Archives: April 2012

Message To All You Job Seekers Out There

Dear Job Seeker, We are living in difficult times.  Our economy goes up and down (mostly down), but the wages of the normal working person do not go up much.  Inflation here is at least 3.2% per year.  The banks … Continue reading

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Forget the Church? Heck Yeah: and Join the Messiah Followers!

 HI all, here are my notes in response to Mark Galli’s Christianity Today article (http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2012/aprilweb-only/sullivan-forget-church.html) reviewing Andrew Sullivan’s Newsweek article (reprinted in http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/04/01/andrew-sullivan-christianity-in-crisis.html).  Bold are quotes, and non-bold is my response: I have also come to appreciate, begrudgingly, the institutional … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with Adele

I have her songs playing in my head at all times.  Shhhhhh – don’t tell anyone, I’m married, but I’m FALLING IN LOVE WITH ADELE. It’s not that kind of affection I used to pour over the likes of Fan … Continue reading

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A New Spiritual Movement: From Evangelicalism to Messianism

Please note: this is a DRAFT.  My good friend and mentor told me that I would have to labour over this document in order to pack a lot of meaning into a few words.  True.  And I also need to … Continue reading

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I am the Mother Load of Contractions

Hi y´all, this is big bad Dimitri blogging to you from the bright interior of the world´s biggest, baddest fast food chain.  Free wifi and some not-so-bad coffee beckons me. Here are some of the contradictions that riddle and kill … Continue reading

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Small Acts of Resistance – Take the Power Back!

I took this book out of my local library and devoured it within a few hours.  Fascinating stuff! The book´s official website is http://www.smallactsofresistance.com/, accessed today. The authors wrote an excellent article here (http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/10-everyday-acts-of-resistance-that-changed-the-world) about certain points in history where … Continue reading

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Tom Morello on Creativity

I came across a cool quote from one of my heroes, Tom Morello, one of the wildest and most accomplished guitarists on the planet. Tom was commenting in an interview on the fact that some of his Rage Against The … Continue reading

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