Kairos, Kairos

Last week I was in Nashville for a special event for me: Kairos at Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood (Nashville), undoubtedly one of my favorite places to speak — and more than that, one of the fine ministries to 20/30somethings in the USA. I’m a huge fan of Mike Glenn, and this time I got [Read More...]

Conflictual, Always

Elizabeth Corey, prof at Baylor, says motherhood and a professional life will always be conflictual because they are two modes of being. What does she ignore in her essay? What is your wisdom? At least once a semester, a young female student will come to my office with questions about an assignment, and after we [Read More...]

Jesus at the Margins: Shame (by John Frye)

This post is by John Frye. Jesus at the Margins: 2-  Shame Pastors fix their eyes on Jesus the Good Shepherd. Jesus made being marginal central. He did it primarily by his meal-time practices. In Jesus’ day the Jewish culture operated on the power of shame. We in the West know little about the dehumanizing [Read More...]

Productivity Habits

This is an extract from an extract of a book about the habits of productive writers. What are your best creative habits? Here’s the first paragraph of the extract by Oliver Burkeman and then the six habits he found in reading Mason Currey’s Daily Rituals: One morning this summer, I got up at first light – [Read More...]


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