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Troubling the Waters: The Revolutionary Power of Creative Love | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the often-misunderstood teaching of Jesus to ‘turn the other cheek’ — is there a way to love even our enemies while not negating our own dignity? If you’d like to hear more from […]

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Love You Two Pennies: Open Doors and the Heart’s True Feeding | Jennifer Helminski

I’m excited to share a guest reflection with you today, from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski. Here she meditates on the seemingly-faceless roles that widows play in key episodes of the lives of Elijah and Jesus — and how we might hear these women speaking boldly and clearly on their own terms: of […]

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The Bad Place | J. Webb Mealy

The following is an excerpt from The Bad Place by J. Webb Mealy. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The Bad Place: Where the Worm Doesn’t Die It’s better for you to go into the Kingdom of God with one eye, than to have two eyes, […]

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Earthing the Cosmic Christ of Ephesians | John P. Keenan

The following is an excerpt from Earthing the Cosmic Christ of Ephesians by John P. Keenan. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Why Ephesians? Christians hear the words of Ephesians in their liturgies perhaps more than any other New Testament scripture, for the trinitarian motif interwoven […]

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Practicing the Monastic Disciplines | Samuel Cocar & Sam Hamstra Jr.

The following is an excerpt from Practicing the Monastic Disciplines by Samuel Cocar & Sam Hamstra Jr.. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. If as a devoted Christ-follower you are serious about personal spiritual transformation, you will want to know more about the desert tradition, in […]

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