Category Archives: Church

Dragons and Pearls

In a cupboard full of books, mostly in Russian, all looking somehow both worn and unread, and out of reach except by stepladder, my next-door-neighbour made a surprising discovery: a book in English by John Wimber, of Vineyard Movement fame, called Power Evangelism. It’s a … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who help others put their бахилы on.

Starbucks, despite being an evil enormous international corporation, is a great blessing to the Englishwoman having tea out in Moscow. Starbucks baristas, when asked for black tea With Milk, do not look shocked and perplexed and ask whether they should … Continue reading

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Lone Ranger Christians, Loudspeaker Christianity

The Awkward Christians Club would include in its liturgy a prayer like this. O Lord, please give us grace to forgive Lee De Forest, inventor of the vacuum tube, as well as Jensen and Pridham, inventors of the first moving-coil … Continue reading

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