Thank you Lord for asking me to be a pastor, and thank you for a church that expects me to be a pastor.
Eugene Peterson has been a favorite author for a few years now. Widely known for The Message translation of the Bible, my first exposure to the author and pastor came in grad school when we were assigned Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity. A few pages in and it became apparent that Peterson … Continue reading eugene peterson tells it slant
The Land is Not Empty, Sarah Augustine (2021). God is Red, Vine De Loria Jr. (1972). Shoutin’ in the Fire, Danté Steward (2021). Dominion: How The Christian Revolution Remade the World, Tom Holland (2021). Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World, Katharine Kayhoe (2021). Systematic Theology: Vol. 1, … Continue reading Reading in 2021
I’m not sure there’s such a thing as a bad year of reading, but if there is, this wasn’t it. I got to review some very interesting books: The 21 (see below), Passionate for Justice, and The Color of Life for The Englewood Review of Books and Whole and Reconciled for Missio Alliance which, along … Continue reading Five Favorite Books from 2019
Long Ago in France, M.K.F. Fisher (1992). Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt, Alec Ryrie (2019). Foreign to Familiar, Sarah A. Lanier (2000). I Bring the Voices of My People, Chanequa Walker-Barnes (2019). A Surprised Queenood in the New Black Sun, Angela Jackson (2017). Passionate for Justice: Ida Wells as Prophet for Our Time, Catherine … Continue reading Reading in 2019