Saturday, April 3, 2010

D. Michael Lindsay, Interview #94


Name: D. Michael Lindsay

Where you live: Houston, Texas

What you do as a vocation or avocation?
I am a sociology faculty member at Rice University with particular interest in leadership, religion, and culture

Your two favorite books:
The Bible
The Cup of Wrath by Mary Glazener

Your two favorite songs:
“We Can” by LeAnn Rimes
“Song of Hope by Robbie Seay Band

Why you are interested in spirituality?
My Christian faith is the central driving force of my life. In it, all parts of my life cohere.

Your favorite quote:
“To be great is to be misunderstood.” (Emerson)

Your favorite web sites:
whitehousefellowsproject.org

Culture-making.com
flyertalk.com/forum

Your hero?
My wife, who is about to give birth to our newest family additions, twin daughters

A spiritual lesson you hope to learn?
How to be a generous and self-giving leader

A place in the world where you feel spiritually 'connected?'
The community of faith my family and I attend, West University Baptist Church"

For more about D. Michael Lindsay's work, go to: www.rice.edu/mlindsay

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your twins, Michael. Are you working on a new book? Nan Wagoner, Bellaire/Southwest Houston Rotary Club

Grant-Grey Guda said...

You have an amazing blog, it is really very awesome, if you’re interested here is the link to my blog of poetry, it would be awesome if you could check it out and follow if you like.

http://thehumanicana.blogspot.com/

Or my facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Poetry-By-Grant-Grey-Guda/399397276060?v=wall

Hoping you have a wonderful week filled with inspiration and laughter,
Grant-Grey