• Jason Kanz started the topic in the forum 3 years, 11 months ago

    <span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 17.6px; background-color: #fff6ec;”>I am currently reading an anthology of George MacDonald entitled </span>Discovering the Character of God<span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 17.6px; background-color: #fff6ec;”>. For those who are unfamiliar with MacDonald,…[Read more]

  • Jason Kanz replied to the topic in the forum Jason Kanz 3 years, 11 months ago

    I agree “banish the thought!”  No, part of my stipulation with my children was that I would get all the creative/art supplies I could ever want. For me, that must include a journal and several boxes of Pilot G2s.

  • Brilliant. Thank you so much for this essay.

    “These questions of theodicy cannot be satisfactorily approached by anything less than story, I think, for any mathematical solution, however elegant, would forever ring hollow in the ears of Job.” This is so true and why offering platitudes to the hurting is a fool’s errand. 

  • Jason Kanz started the topic in the forum 3 years, 12 months ago

    Earlier, I read the blogging post started by @sallyz with much interest and appreciation. I am glad there are other bloggers out there, even if inconsistent ones. As I read through, I began to wonder, what are the favorite blog posts you have written? Perhaps not the ones that have generated the most traffic, though it could be that, but the ones…[Read more]

  • @jenyokel Justin Vernon, front man for Bon Iver, is from Eau Claire, where I currently live. One of the families from our church lives next door to his house here.  A couple of years ago, he started a music festival called the Eaux Claires Music Festival. You should check it out.

  • Brenda Branson and Profile picture of Jason KanzJason Kanz are now friends 4 years ago

  • Jason Kanz replied to the topic in the forum Jason Kanz 4 years ago

    Hi everyone. I am Jason (@dockanz). I’ve been a Midwestern boy my whole life. I grew up a few miles from Lake Michigan on the Wisconsin side. My roots are proudly blue collar, but I have spent much of my adult life getting educated. I met my dear wife Heather in the first year of my master’s degree and she stuck by my side through master’s, PhD.,…[Read more]

  • Jason Kanz replied to the topic in the forum Jason Kanz 4 years ago

    <span style=”color: #000000; font-family: ‘Times New Roman’; font-size: medium; background-color: #ffffcc;”> Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason. Poets do not go mad; but chess-players do. Mathematicians go mad, and cashiers; but creative artists very seldom. I am not, as will be seen, in any sense…[Read more]

  • Jason Kanz replied to the topic in the forum Jason Kanz 4 years ago

    The One Read? Lewis’s <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>The Great Divorce</span>.

    Barring that,  I would plug <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>The Pastor</span> by Eugene Peterson.

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