Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Bob Buford on Peter Drucker

The founder of Leadership Network reflects and the life and impact of Peter Drucker.

Monday, November 14, 2005

Free Video Workshops from the April 2005 Internet Evangelisms in the 21st Century Conference

are now available here.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

peter drucker

Peter F. Drucker, revered as the father of modern management for his numerous books and articles stressing innovation, entrepreneurship and strategies for dealing with a changing world, died Friday. He was 95.

the Washington Post

image from the masters forum

a beautiful gesture of peace

Ahmed, the couple's son, was shot twice last week by Israeli soldiers in what the military said was a mistake made during the heat of street fighting near their house. The boy had been holding a toy gun. He died two days later in an Israeli hospital, and the Khatibs made the surprising choice of allowing his organs to be harvested for transplant to Israelis.

Six people, including five Israeli Jews, have received the boy's heart, lungs, liver and kidneys since then. The recipients range from a 58-year-old woman to a 7-month-old girl, who died two days ago after failing to recover from surgery that gave her half of Ahmed's liver. The rest are recovering.

the entire Washington Post article

Thursday, November 10, 2005

panel discussion on blogging

google is listing a panel discussion I participated in at a conference in April.

also participating where:

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

john wilson on anne rice

"Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating"

Simone Weil

book and culture
's john wilson writes about rice's former style.

Monday, November 07, 2005

a third way

Diane Reynolds - a religion journalist in Maryland - published a couple of articles on Sunday in Westminster, MD's Carroll County Times after interviewing Tony Jones of Emergent, Dave Travis of Leadership Network and myself:

Saturday, November 05, 2005


The music that really turns me on is either running toward God or away from God. Both recognize the pivot, that God is at the center of the jaunt. So the blues, on one hand -- running away; gospel, the Mighty Clouds of Joy -- running towards. And later you came to analyze it and figure it out.

The blues are like the Psalms of David. Here was this character, living in a cave, whose outbursts were as much criticism as praise. There's David singing, "Oh, God -- where are you when I need you?/You call yourself God?" And you go, this is the blues.

Great Rolling Stones Interview with Bono

Thursday, November 03, 2005

more stuff to read

Google Inc.'s Internet-leading search engine on Thursday will begin serving up the entire contents of books and government documents that aren't entangled in a copyright battle over how much material can be scanned and indexed from five major libraries.

The list of Google's so-called "public domain" works — volumes no longer protected by copyright — include Henry James novels, Civil War histories, Congressional acts and biographies of wealthy New Yorkers.

image from stock.xchng

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Brian McLaren on Kyle Lake

Brian posts a remembrance at Kyle's untimely passing.