The White Helmets – Beyond the Greatest Love

Their motto is "To save a life is to save all of humanity".  Formed in 2013, 130 of their number have fallen, yet over 58,000 lives have been saved.  They are volunteer rescue workers in Syria called "The White Helmets". The "White Helmets" documentary is 41 minutes long and is viewable through Netflix.  It's hard…Read more The White Helmets – Beyond the Greatest Love

A guitar case leaning against a concrete wall covered with graffiti

Worshipping in the broken? Here’s how.

Music plays a big role in the church service.  Familiar hymns and songs can help us connect to God.  Soft background music welcomes us in the building, or covers the throat clearing during communion, but I wonder what we see when we look at the musicians? Do we just see some folks playing instruments together? …Read more Worshipping in the broken? Here’s how.

The Sheikh’s son, the Ferrari and the train

Yeah, so .. this gem cropped up on Facebook and I thought I'd share what it brought to mind.  The image is of a humorous exchange between, I am guessing, a fictional Sheikh and his son who is studying abroad. ________________ Son:  Dear Father,  Berlin is wonderful and the people are really nice.  Even though,…Read more The Sheikh’s son, the Ferrari and the train