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They Like Big Buts . . . You May Too

If you did not read carefully, you may have mistaken a conjunction for a noun. Spelling is key. Taking note of words and how they are used both spares of embarrassment and enlightens. … Continue reading

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Pastors Fail? A Conversation with Taylor Mertins

Just four years ago it was reported,  “that 1500 pastors leave the ministry for good each month due to burnout or contention in their churches.” What is a pastor to do just five years in when he or she realizes there already exists lessons from failure?… Continue reading

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Pastors Search For . . . : A Conversation with Marty Duren

Often a Pastor is concerned with answering human beings search for meaning. What happens when pastors go searching?… Continue reading

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The Circles of Faithful Presence: An(other) Interview with David E. Fitch

Practical Theology is theology from below. That is, practical theology is rooted in reflections about God’s activity in the world in real time. Eugene Peterson reminds, “Matter is real. Flesh is good. Without firm rooting in creation, religion is always drifting off into some kind of pious sentimentalism Continue reading

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