On the 99 & the 1.

"There’s something about a nonviolent protest that gets any coffee-drinkin’ progressive excited about “stickin’ it to the man.” I appreciated this reflection by Kurt Willems at The Pangea Blog on the current 'Occupy' Movement and the parable of the Lost Sheep.


Sowing Hope: Clarence Jordan at Koinonia Farm

Clarence Jordan was a man of unusual abilities and commitment. He had two Ph.D.’s. So gifted was he, he could have chosen to do anything he wanted. He chose to serve the poor. In the 1940’s, he founded a farm in Americus, Georgia, and called it Koinonia Farm. It was a community for poor whites …

Mark 4:1-34 (Gospel of Vic Version, 1999)

And again he began to teach them by the lake and a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into the back of the ute on the edge of the lake and sat in it. All the crowd was on the land facing the lake. 2 And he was teaching them many …