Links Roundup …

Emergent Village is beginning a daily email service – they explain:

Each weekday you will receive a Communique from Emergent Village. You don’t need to do anything to receive them for the next 3 weeks, but if you want to continue receiving the Daily Communique after March 4 then you will need to subscribe here. The Communiques will include inspirational, leadership, culture, theology thoughts as well as poetry and music. We would love to include your voice in the Daily Communique. Send your contributions to

I’ll be contributing – you can sign up here.
For all my recovering Evangelical friends (and those who love them) – you need to check out Recovering Evangelical. Be sure to read the pieces on voting, ripoffs, and hip-hop.
Some upcoming open-to-the-public events you might enjoy:
I’ll be in Iowa City March 3 – 4 – info here.
I’ll be in Richmond, VA, March 9-11 – info here.
If you’re not familiar with Richard Hughes, you should be. Two incisive articles … here and here(where his reference to an early letter from Ho Chi Minh to President Truman is fascinating to ponder in relation to recent American responses to the Egyptian revolution).
If there is such a thing as emerging Islam, and I think there is, it is represented by young leaders like Soraya Deen. You can get a feel for her spirit in her short inspirational book for Muslims called Serve: A Call to Muslims.