I have been told not to attend a happy hour event in Portland on May 21. Because I'm white. I am instructed instead to give $10 (plus a $2.61 fee), which will be provided to a person who is "Black", "Brown", or "Indigenous". I'm "strongly encouraged" to give more. "Reparations Happy Hours is a monthly … Continue reading White people: You’re not welcome, but your money is
I love words and old stuff, so I listen to an old BBC radio program called My Word! Panelists are quizzed on words, literature, and the like. In one episode, they were quizzed on the word phrontistery, and the moderator said that it was like a thinkery. Instantly I knew that's the kind of place … Continue reading Is opening night of *Private Lives* history’s most compelling event?
Do you have questions about God and spiritual matters? If you're in the Vancouver, Washington, area, you're invited to join us for this weekly informal gathering! I've read and studied the Bible for over thirty years, and I've taught the Bible for about twenty years. As the founder of The Thinkery — and with a background … Continue reading New event: God Questions
The Thinkery has started its first community event: Thinking Out Loud. It's a chance to get together in person to discuss a few interesting questions about ourselves, the world, and each other. If you're in the Vancouver, Washington, area, you're invited to join us each week. If you're not in the area, you're encouraged to start … Continue reading New weekly event: Thinking Out Loud