The following is an excerpt from Chasing Belief by Wayne L. Krefting. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Like many others today, I found myself “chasing belief.” Past university days, through two seminary degrees, that search continued as a part of my life experience, whether in […]
This Lent, we have a choice: between ‘tempus edax rerum’ and ‘memento mori’: Do we let time devour us, or truly digest our lives?
I remember sitting on the porch with some new friends in Sheffield, England. It was August, 2003. I had just spent several days taking part in Wabi-Sabi, a pop-up ‘learning party’ hosted by my New Zealander friend Andrew Jones, in the Northern England city that gave birth to what later became known as the ‘emerging church.’ I was […]
For the past thousand years, friends of God aspiring to the Way of Jesus have traditionally celebrated this first Sunday after Pentecost as “the Feast of the Holy Trinity.” In gatherings from catacombs to cathedrals, potlucks and Eucharists have been shared in honor of this daring revelation, unique among our monotheistic siblings: That the One […]
The following is an excerpt from The Courage to Go by Emily Dobberstein. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. In the Gray We exited the park on the opposite side from where we entered. After about thirty minutes of driving uphill and more ear popping, […]