What must I do?

The insidiousness of the influence of wealth upon those who have it is aptly illustrated by Jacob Loewen in his account of a seminar on worldview which he conducted for some Indian teachers and their missionary colleagues several years ago. He explained to the group that each culture has at its center an “axle” from … More What must I do?

I can identify

“Gordon!  What a lovely surprise – I didn’t expect to find you here!” I was standing at a reception in the garden at Lambeth Palace, the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, chatting with a few others who, like me, had been invited to a gathering of international faith representatives.  The posh voice … More I can identify


In February 2000, following the upset win, by 3 to 1, of the lowly Inverness Caledonian Thistles (known as “Caley”) over the world-renown team of Celtic Glasgow, the headline in a Scottish newspaper read as follows: “Super Caley Go Ballistic, Celtic Are Atrocious”. This, in seven short words, is a wonderful example of the function … More Parable