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Heart and Mind: Five Keys to Unlocking Gospel Transformation | Alexander John Shaia

Mike’s note: This is part of a guest series by Alexander John Shaia, sharing his insights gleaned from a lifetime of studying (and living) personal transformation, closely based on his explosive book Heart and Mind. Want to meet him in person? Join Alexander, Mona Haydar, Jasmin Morrell, Bushi Yamato Damashii, myself and others at Wisdom Camp […]

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Rethinking the Bible – Faith, Doubt, and Seven Nonviolent Stories | Anthony Bartlett

Mike’s note: This is a Speakeasy-inspired guest-post from Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible, by my dear friend Anthony Bartlett.  Many Christians have to go through a time and experience of atheism, because the God we have been taught to believe in does not exist. – Richard Rohr, apocryphally I’ve been a student […]

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Psalm 32 – Opening to You.

Happy is the one who is forgiven Whose wound is healed Happy the one restored to your harmony In whose spirit there is no more deceit When I held my silence My bones grew brittle with crying all day For by day and night your hand lay heavy on me And my life’s moisture dried […]

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The Voice of the Psalms: Psalm 65

Here is an excerpt from a Psalm I rendered for The Voice project, Psalm 65: 1 Rapt silence and praise Sweep through the Sacred City, O God Competing to give voice(less) voice to Your goodness Solemn vows uttered to You will now be performed 2You hear us in words and silence; all humanity comes into […]

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