I just finished reading Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy B. Tyson. It's his story of growing up in small town North Carolina during the days of the civil rights struggle. It's a compelling read for anyone interested in learning more about the history of race relations in the United States, particularly North Carolina. There are things in the book that have been ignored by most historians. When the movie comes out, go see it. My daughter, Jennie worked as a location assistant so you'll see her name in the credits.
Here's the good stuff this week:
Check out these milk reviews and try not to laugh so hard that it comes out your nose. Thanks to Bob Hyatt
Pam has issued herself a writing challenge. The first post is here.
This link came from Michael Spencer at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. Brandon D. Rhodes shows how Ghandi was wrong.
John Frye reminds us to listen.
Jeff McQ is leaning.
The great battle: Change vs. Tradition.
Jared has a great post on our call.
Dan Kimball has found an interesting musical group.
Have a good weekend. If the Church Basement Roadshow is coming to your area, go. You won't regret it.
Weekend Wanderings will be away for the next two weekends. We're heading out to the Left Coast to meet our new grandchild, who is expect...
Finally, the weekly links post is back where it belongs. There has been a whole lot of stuff going on in the last few weeks. But enough ab...
This was first posted on February 21, 2010 and has been edited to bring it up to date. Wednesday, February 13 was the first day of Lent. A...
World Vision has joined with 10x10, a campaign promoting the education and empowerment of girls. This story from Ethiopia highlights how ch...