From a public art exhibition in Oslo in 2011, the year after the bombing and mass shooting that killed 77 people, most of them youth leaders of Norway’s Labor Party. As an additional act of resistance, the perpetrator shall remain unnamed.
This summer I spent some time with a group of evangelizers as they considered the hardships and persecution of former Muslims who had recently become Christian due to their mission efforts. These new Christians had been blocked from access to their village well, had been physically attacked, and were ostracized by their own families. The converts’ lives were in perpetual danger, and several of […]
I can only be thankful for the vision I had of Jesus on the cross (described on 1/10/08) because after about a year of wrestling with its meaning, it become the core of my faith, my understanding of suffering, and my calling to be a spiritual companion with the marginalized. It was at times hard to talk […]