|December 2, 2011
Posted by Anthony
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The Walk to Walden Hill begins with tragedy: the orphaning of the protagonist, Josh Billows. His mother dead, his father jailed, Josh ends up in foster care. As just a young child he is forced to grapple with issues that are known to shipwreck adults, even if he doesn’t understand the real issues that are in play.
C.S. Lewis wrote, There is no need to be worried by facetious people who try to make the Christian hope of heaven ridiculous by saying they do not want to spend eternity playing harps. The answer to such people is that if they cannot understand books written for grown-ups, they should not talk about them.…
Podcasts (aka, sntjohnny radio show) has had many incarnations.Â There is yet another one on its way.
Last night I was watching Extreme Make-Over “Home Edition”, the show where they take a needy family and basically give them a new house and sometimes throw in extras.Â I was struck (for about the billionth time, I’m afraid) with the failure of the Christian church to handle the needy families in their own neighborhoods.Â …
http://www.sntjohnny.com/radioportal.html I had a weekly radio show for awhile which was broadcast online, and then in the course of things I had to let it go.Â I have been ramping up for a renewed effort to make sntjohnny.com something special, with a target date of January of 2007.Â Bringing back the radio show is a…