Reading LOTR Script

We downloaded the script for Lord of The Rings and were reading through it for home schooling this week. Lots of fun for the kids and good reading exercise. We are homeschooling our kids in a way that uses unschooling and guided resources at the same time. I think there are a lot of similarities…

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Chipped tooth

Poor Elizabeth, our 10 year old daughter, chipped her front tooth today and is really upset about it. I would be also. We will get her to the dentist on Monday. But in the meantime, she can do a great Jim Carrey from Dumb and Dumber. Speaking of which. Have you heard of the book…

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I crashed at Josh and Kristen’s loft

Josh and Kristen blog at rearviewWindow. The wallpaper image on their blog is actually the colors of their living room rug. They are new parents of Judah and are starting a very organic church movement in Dallas – one that . . . . wait . . . let me ask Kristen . . .…

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Vespas and Coffee

In SE London, I met the good people at CMS (Church Mission Society) and we went out for coffee at this wicked cool coffee shop – It is a shop for used Vespas and old Italian coffee machines. In the back are tables and chairs. You can smell the engine oil and the coffee is…

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Brian McLaren (dont spell it “MacLaren”) has NO HAIR

Fun to be with Brian again at this conference which is based on one of his books. He had me sit up with him and answer questions from the people. After that we went off to London Bible College where he was teaching that night. I like Brian. Jason Clark is also here and is…

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At the Baker’s House

I woke up this morning in the house of Jonny Baker and his family. Nice to be in such good company. Steve Collins also lives here and you might know him from some of the web sites he has desgned and manages – in particular SmallFire.org and AlternativeWorship.org.

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Mike Yaconelli goes to heaven

I am grieved beyond words to hear this announcment from Youth Specialties: “El Cajon, CA, October 30, 2003 – Mike Yaconelli, owner and co-founder of Youth Specialties, was involved in a fatal car accident late Wednesday night, October 29, outside his hometown of Yreka, in northern California. He passed away early Thursday morning, October 30.…

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Bea and Andy arrive in Prague

Bea and Andy of Moogaloo.com arrived in Prauge and are hanging with us for a few days. Word from Sheffield, where they live, is that Mike Breen is leaving St Thomas Crookes to teach at Fuller and take a church in Phoenix.

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