In search of the amazing Pawpaw fruit

National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Kitchen recently took a trek to find the exotic fruit of the Pawpaw tree, the only member of its tropical genus to be found in North America. These trees populated the ravines of my southern Indiana boyhood and were also found in the woods behind my former home in southwest […]

Theology through the Henhouse Door

I commend to you the delightfully quirky writing of friend Kirsten Beachy,¬†Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Eastern Mennonite University. In her new essay,¬†Field Notes Toward a Doctrine of Chicken (The Cresset, Lent 2011, Vol LXXIV, No. 3 pp 19-23), she muses theologically about her homestead flock, imaging God looking down on her as […]