When I met Brian McLaren 20 years ago, the encounter changed my life. First the person, then his books, then opportunities to collaborate with him — Brian challenged my faith, then […]
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Why Not Become All Flame? | Jennifer Helminski
By Mike Morrell on June 20, 2022 in Biblical, Contemplative, Guest Voices, Leadership, Life, Meditations, Scripture, Storytelling, Worship
I’m excited to share another guest reflection with you today from my dear friend and colleague Jennifer Helminski, following up on her Love You Two Pennies and Troubling the Waters. […]
Love You Two Pennies: Open Doors and the Heart’s True Feeding | Jennifer Helminski
By Mike Morrell on June 6, 2022 in Biblical, Changemaking, Guest Voices, Jesus, Meditations, Scripture, Storytelling
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 […]
Devoured or Digested: What’s Eating You this Lent?
By Mike Morrell on February 27, 2022 in Books, Contemplative, Emergence, Emergent, Food, Grace, Life, Meditations
This Lent, we have a choice: between ‘tempus edax rerum’ and ‘memento mori’: Do we let time devour us, or truly digest our lives?
Contemplative Prayer, Queer Theology, and aroma of Beauty with Wendy Farley
By Mike Morrell on January 26, 2022 in Changemaking, Contemplative, Divine Dance, Guest Voices, Interviews, Jesus, Leadership, Life, Meditations, Scripture, Worship
I recently had an amazing conversation, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Wendy Farley teaches in the Graduate School of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and guess what […]