In Bradford, Ohio today, I interviewed Richard Brogden who was back visiting his mother here. Brogden currently lives in Israel and is pastor of the Narkis Street Congregation there. He said trouble continues to brew in Isreal, despite the giving … Continue reading


We traveled to Xenia, Ohio where I interviewed Tom Griffis who helps co-ordinate Habitat for Humanity projects here. He told me one of the Habitat house initiatives in Xenia the year before pulled together 12 churches to help. Besides making … Continue reading


Last night we took the kids to a town park in West Mansfield, Ohio. In the park is a restored “Flatwoods Schoolhouse.” An historical plaque here says descendents of slaves who may have eached Ohio through the Underground RR formed … Continue reading


Talked with Paul Weaver, a visiting professor at Bluffton College in Bluffton, Ohio. He is from Worthington, Minnesota and recently coordinated the establishment of a bi-lingual, elementary school there. The school is a mix of Hispanics and Whites, with a … Continue reading


I was the featured speaker at Dan Kremer’s “Eat Food For Life” Organic Farm Festival in Yorkshire, Ohio today. I said several years ago we interviewed professor David Orr who is the head of Oberlin College’s Environmental Science Department and … Continue reading


In Sidney, Ohio I interviewed Kevin Schmiesing of the Acton Institute. The Intstitute works to bring together religious, business, academic and political leaders. The hope is to help promote more social justice and human dignity in the world. For instance, … Continue reading