I have just posted my sermon, Can You Hear Me Now?, for Sep 30, 2007, to my sermon blog. This is my reflection on the lectionary reading, Luke 16:19-31, the story of the rich man and Lazarus. Have a great day tomorrow!
Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, is a book you must read. Without knowing that it was already a bestseller, I ordered Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time. It arrived on Friday. I started reading it on Saturday. Tonight is Sunday and I just finished all 338 pages — it is that good!
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The Way Things Really Work
In the best-selling book, Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, the authors examine several interesting economic problems, like “Why do drug dealers live with their mothers?” The conventional wisdom is that drug dealers make a lot of money and drive pimped out luxury cars with 17″ chrome wheels and a sound system that produces more decibels than a 747 taking off. At least that’s the picture the media presents, and the one that’s in our community consciousness.