Author Archive | Mike Morrell

An Idea Over Coffee for the Sweet Baby Jesus (no Trucker Cap Required)

Is it that time of year already? Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas is coming…how are you feeling? Overwhelmed? Resolute? Confused? Curious? From the latest mass shootings to ongoing political turmoil, from the revelatory heartbreak of #MeToo to cascading ecological devastation, for many of us it’s a tough year to hold out for hope. I want to await the arrival […]

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Containing the Sacred: How Jung Led Me A̶w̶a̶y̶ ̶F̶r̶o̶m̶Toward Christianity | Kenneth Kovacs

Mike’s note: The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is upon us. During this momentous occasion – with much to celebrate, grieve, and be curious about –  it feels appropriate to share this excerpt from the Speakeasy book review selection, Out of the Depths. In these pages, Reformed pastor and scholar Kenneth Kovacs puts the ground-breaking psychological […]

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Re-Visioning Religion | The Story of Our Time | Robert Atkinson

Mike’s note: Here’s an excerpt from the Speakeasy book review selection, The Story of Our Time. In these pages, Dr. Robert Atkinson offers a deeply thoughtful narrative of conscious evolution drawn from the cumulative wisdom of the world’s religions. The Story of Our Time traces love’s unifying power throughout history to love’s presence in our midst. Don’t […]

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Richard Rohr & Mike Morrell talk ‘The Divine Dance’ on Newsworthy with Norsworthy

Pastor and podcaster extraordinaire Luke Norsworthy sits Richard Rohr and me down to talk: The Cosmic Christ Spiral Dynamics Prayer: to Jesus or through Jesus? The imago Dei The conservative church’s stability (and its cost) Progressives’ paucity of wonder The secret origins of The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation  The secret origins of […]

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An Open Letter to my Brothers in light of #MeToo

Dear Brothers: Have you noticed it? We’re entering a sea-change. For generations, our unconscious actions and ways of being toward women went unnoticed, were accepted by default, or even celebrated. But in the public sphere, the tide is turning. These altered currents arguably started with Bill Cosby. Then Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, and Bill O’Reilly (“the conservatives”) […]

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