1-2-3 Meme

Written by Mark Van Steenwyk : February 6, 2008

I have been tagged for the 1-2-3 Meme by Joe. The game is to grab the book nearest to you and turn to page 123. Find the 5th sentance and share the next 3 sentances with everyone. Then you tag five people. I’m game. I’m glad that the book that I happen to have next to me makes me look smart (but boring):

faithandwealth.jpgFaith and Wealth: A History of Early Christian Ideas on the Origin, Significance, and Use of Money by Justo Gonzalez

“Carpophorus may have been no more than an imperial slave; yet such slaves, in spite of thie servile status, were often powerful administrators. This one had enough influence to be heard by the prefect of the city. A number of widows and other members of the church deposit their money with Callistus.”

Ok. So I tag: Tony, Graham, Chris, Jason, and Eliacin.

Mark Van Steenwyk is the editor of He is a Mennonite pastor (Missio Dei in Minneapolis), writer, speaker, and grassroots educator. He lives in South Minneapolis with his wife (Amy), son (Jonas) and some of their friends.

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