Journal

Author: Jeff Lindeman

(Artificial) Intelligence and Wisdom

(Artificial) Intelligence and Wisdom

I find artificial intelligence, “AI”, interesting and intriguing.  I am reading articles about the possibilities and potential of AI, listening to what is said, and watching movies. I recently rewatched Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds.  In the movie, “Guy” is a...
Connecting Spiritual Formation and Justice

Connecting Spiritual Formation and Justice

At our Second Wednesdays meeting in February, Coracle explored the connection between “Spiritual Formation and Justice”.  We hosted a conversation with Rev. Bill Haley, Coracle’s Executive Director; Kristy Wallace Grant, Director of The Repentance Project; and Rev....
Easter’s New Creation

Easter’s New Creation

HAPPY EASTER! Proclamation: “He is risen!”  Reply: “The Lord is risen indeed!  Together: “Alleluia!” This moment, as I write, is Easter Monday morning.  The sun is out.  The trees are in flower and budding. The sky is a cloudless blue.  The forecast is for a beautiful...
Bill’s Sabbatical and Your Sabbath

Bill’s Sabbatical and Your Sabbath

Bill Haley, Coracle’s Executive Director, is going on sabbatical. This is a good and happy thing after 25+ years in ministry! We are delighted that the Coracle board saw the value of this for Bill at this time and that our staff are very supportive. From mid-April...
‘Til He Appeared

‘Til He Appeared

In all of history there has been one night that was completely unlike any other.  The night when Jesus, the Son of God, became flesh and lived among us. The first verse of the carol O Holy Night’s elegantly expresses what happened that night: O holy night, the stars...
SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!'” – Abraham Kuyper, “Severe Sovereignty” In many workplaces identifying yourself as a “Christian” changes...
The Habit of Hospitality

The Habit of Hospitality

At any time and in any culture, offering hospitality and inviting the stranger in is a powerful testimony to the love and welcome of God.  And, it’s a beautiful invitation for us as Christians. Searching Google for the definition of “hospitality” gives this, “the...