Friday, August 1, 2008

TGIF

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.

2 comments:

maltesse3 said...

Take a look at this website.www.timothybtyson.com
It will give you some insight on the author.

co_heir said...

Thanks for the link.

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