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Rumors of Grace: A Conversation with Bob Hutchins

I had a great time chatting with Bob Hutchins on his Rumors of Grace podcast. In this episode, we talk about: The blessings and burdens of looking into the future (strategic foresight) Does contemplative practice and spirituality (mysticism) represent the future of faith? Why or why not? The promise of permaculture in re-wilding our lives […]

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Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints | Daneen Akers

The following is an excerpt from Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints by Daneen Akers. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Rachel Held Evans profile from Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints On a hot summer night in 1991, a 10-year old girl lies in bed, trying to get […]

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A Messy and Beautiful Thanksgiving.

I’m having complicated feelings this Thanksgiving. While there may have indeed been pockets of genuine hospitality and mutual material and cultural exchange between early ‘pilgrims’ and indigenous inhabitants of this land, our subsequent actions of genocidal erasure toward those who lived in harmony with this land for 10-14,000 years prior makes this holiday’s deployment in […]

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Perfect and Forgiven | Zach Maldonado

The following is an excerpt from Perfect and Forgiven by Zach Maldonado. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. I’ve been hurt deeply. I’ve experienced the shame of sin. I’ve made stupid mistakes. I’ve been cheated on and lied to, and I’ve always struggled with lies about who […]

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