Archive | Guest Voices

Jesus Is Our Peace | Stanley Hauerwas

Mike’s note: The following reflection from Dr. Stanley Hauerwas is part of a special guest-post series anticipating this November’s Gospel of Peace Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This unprecedented gathering, taking place November 2-4, 2017, features Dr. Hauerwas, Diana Butler-Bass, Richard Beck, Douglas Campbell, Danielle Shroyer, Brian McLaren, Richard Rohr, Michael Hardin, Nadia Bolz-Weber, and […]

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Blessed are the Weird | Jacob Nordby

Mike’s note: What follows is an excerpt from Blessed are the Weird, a field manual for reclaiming your creative soul and healing the world. Interested in a review copy? We still have a few eBook copies for qualified bloggers via Speakeasy. Find out more here! Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. – Rumi Let’s wade into the deep end […]

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Nonviolent Power | Bayard Rustin, Gareth Higgins

Today I’m sharing a powerful reflection from the late Bayard Rustin, notable change-maker for civil rights, nonviolence and a reconciled world. I have to state up-front that I share this reflection with some trepidation. If you’re white and reading this, I invite you to resist with me the temptation to idealize Rustin’s courageous nonviolent approach as the ‘ideal behavior’ […]

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For White People Who Want the Racist Nightmare to End, We Must Reclaim Our Lives from Anti-Black Racism | Chris Crass

In honor of Black History Month, I’ve asked a number of friends and colleagues to contribute guests posts sharing their wisdom about how to live in a world where so much is shifting, and so much stays exactly the same. I encourage you to let these words sink in. – Mike We who are the descendants […]

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