Monthly Archives: April 2012

Brazil 2012

I am in Brazil. This is my seventh visit in nearly 21 years. As usual I am here on business, but business is revealing the changing dynamic of this influential Latin American nation. There is a great likelihood that anyone … Continue reading

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The Epistle to the Muslim Heart

I have been reading Paul’s letter to the Galatians and particularly thinking over the content of chapter three. It seems to me that this and other parts of this letter could easily have been written for the Muslim community, still … Continue reading

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Engraved Upon His Palms

A Muslim delights in reciting the 99 most beautiful names of God. According to a hadith the man who commits them to memory will get into Paradise (Sahih Muslim – 35.6475). If you travel among Muslims you may often see … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Servanthood

One recent Spring morning I went for a walk through our neighborhood. I spent some time praying out of some verses in Paul’s letter to the Philippians “Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also … Continue reading

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