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More Me to Me, More God to God

MARCH 2012: AS WE SEE IT by Bart Garrett Imagine this scene. You are sitting at a coffee shop enjoying your favorite fairtrade, shade-grown, single-origin-bean, vacuum-pressed cup of caffeine when you glance out the window only to see a man…
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Eulogy

FEBRUARY 2012: INSIDE OUT by Thom Fiet "You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect." Matthew 5:48 Trudy Brower prayed for us in English, and then she prayed again for us in German, the assumption being that…
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What’s Left

FEBRUARY 2012: POETRY by Kristina Erny Due to the formatting needs of this month's poem, it is available as a PDF. Familiar with being an outsider from her childhood in South Korea, Kristina Erny became interested in dialect, storytelling, language…
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Burning the Wooden Shoes—Again!

FEBRUARY 2012: ESSAY by David Zwart A pair of burning wooden shoes! It is probably the most famous— or infamous—cover of the Christian Reformed Church's magazine, The Banner. It appeared November 3, 1980, the work of a new editor, Andrew…