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Practical Theology: Something More by John Pritchard

This is only the second theology book I’ve reviewed here, after Joan Chittister’s Between the Dark and the Daylight in May 2015. I requested John Pritchard’s… 509 more words

Nonfiction Reviews


This story begins with me walking through the doors of a church. In Texas, this is not a strange place to start a story. We do that a lot here. 1,469 more words


The Power of "Endarkment"

“I realize that in a whole lifetime spent with seekers of enlightenment, I have never once heard anyone speak in hushed tones about the value of endarkment. 456 more words


Discerning Call

When I was in seminary, it was common to be asked, “So what’s your call story?”  This question always made me wince, because it felt like our personal stories were being measured, graded, and ranked.  466 more words

FAMILY ~ Ministry of All Believers

Sunday’s Scripture ~ Ephesians 4:1-16.

My friend Dan Dixon has the keenest ability to send me cards that 100% describe how I am feeling at the present moment. 639 more words

X Marks the Spot

“and the accumulated insight of those wise about the spiritual life suggests that the reasons os many cannot see the red x that marks the spot is because we are standing on it…All we lack is the willingness to imagine that we already have everything we need.   239 more words

The Woman I Want To Be

Life's a Beach


The topic is modern spirituality’s propensity to build structures of safety instead of teaching us to swim in the mystery for the first ever Newsworthy Monologue.

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