Author Archives: Martin Lehman

About Martin Lehman

I was born 91 years ago, the son of a Mennonite pastor and organic gardener in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At age 10 I was baptized as a member of the Marion Mennonite Church. I own the "Old Fool" moniker because I want to walk the Jesus Way even though the world and much of the church takes me as a fool for doing so. In my life I have moved from being a young conservative to an elderly radical. I tell that story in My Faith Journey posted on my website.

Genius revisited

Now that I’ve shared the insights of my contrarian friend on the word “genius” and whether it can be applied to me, or to God, I wish to add some thoughts of my own.  But cautiously, for Paul  warned Timothy  … Continue reading

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Who and What is a Genius?

I have a friend who is appropriately an0nymous to all but me.  He writes letters to me and sends them by snail mail.  I honor him for being an honest and faithful friend and the forthright critic that he is.  … Continue reading

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Be prepared to dream

If you live into your nineties be prepared to dream dreams. Be sure of this because you will then be old, and the prophet Joel foretold it. He said that when the Holy Spirit came that young men and women … Continue reading

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