A Funky Retirement: Celebrating Cornel West @UrbanFaith

In this audio clip, Lupe Fiasco dedicates a song to the well educated women of Princeton and talks about West’s influence. And, in these videos he, George Clinton & P-Funk jam. In this audio clip, comedian Bill Maher… Read More

A Religious Treasure Trove at Princeton University @NJShorePatch

Who knew the Ivy League gem offered a wealth of free public religion events? As a girl growing up in Point Pleasant Beach, I didn’t give much thought to Princeton University. It was the 1970s and I was, shall… Read More

Connoisseur for Christ: Roberta Green Ahmanson @Christianity Today

In its 2005 list of the 25 most influential U.S. evangelicals, Time magazine described former religion reporter Roberta Green Ahmanson and husband Howard simply as “The Financiers.” Indeed, that is what they are. But these are no ordinary… Read More

The Art of Ministry @Urban Faith

My first column is up at Urban Faith. It was inspired by the International Arts Movement’s Encounter 10 gathering. That’s one of the speakers, David Sacks, talking about his gorgeous photography work in the photo above.  I interviewed… Read More

Tonight at Drew University

Pulitzer Prize winning poet C.K. Williams will be reading. I highlighted his work in a previous post. My son and I will be there. Husband says he draws the line at poetry readings, even though it (poetry) was one… Read More

New Jersey by Gabriel G. Scheller

  New Jersey, where it’s not too hot and Gramma’s spaghetti always hits the spot. I wanna’ go home, now you know that I been missin’ it. I can’t get back; I’m lost like Odysseus. Where I’m at… Read More

Back in the Day by Gabriel G. Scheller

  [©GGS circa 2000, all rights reserved.] ************************************************************************************************************** Back in the day, in my “H” double “O-D,” sittin’ on the stoop listening to Snoop “D-O” double “G.” Tried to be good, do what my mom told me, causin’ all… Read More

New York Night by Gabriel G. Scheller

New York is beautiful. I forgot how much I missed it. So much life in this city. American remix. Culture rich city. I’ll move there someday, just to see the breakers dancing in the subway. There’s no music… Read More