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Stole Gate

It’s always good to spice up headlines by combining nouns with the word “Gate”. Readers are instantly transported to the murky times of presidential cover-ups and “Deep Throat”. Besides Watergate, there’s Contra Gate, Travel...

20 greatest Jesus products. Ever.

Greatness is in the eye of the beholder. If, like me, you enjoy collecting religious kitsch, then you will find this list of the 20 great Jesus products amusing. Some people would rename this...

The whole Bible, out loud

This weekend, Christ Church (where I serve) is reading the whole Bible aloud. I’ll write more about that later tonight, but I wanted to post a link to the live web stream. As post...

The beauty of Ramadan

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Tanzania. I arrived just as Ramadan was beginning, and I spent most of my time in predominantly Muslim areas. It was, for me, a wake up...

Dying is never easy

Christ draws us into a new creation, but that means something has to go. As Christians, we are called into death — the death of our old selves. You can’t have resurrection without death....

Seven whole WEEKS?!?!

Well, dear readers, it is that time once again. With this post, I officially apologize for neglecting 7WD for so long. You see, I’ve had some other things going on. For example, since my...

Remembering Iraq

While most readers of 7WD are going on about business as usual, things are not so great in Iraq. Have a look at this photo roundup from the Big Picture for a stark reminder.