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What a Silly Reason to Lose Your Faith

What a Silly Reason to Lose Your Faith

I listened to a podcast the other day where a comedian was talking about losing his faith. I was intrigued when I heard the preamble—I nearly always am, when the topic has anything to do with faith, whether losing it, finding it, or hanging on to it for dear life. As it happens, intrigue quickly […]
Interview: Benjamin Corey, Unafraid

Interview: Benjamin Corey, Unafraid

Fellow MennoNerd Benjamin Corey comes on the podcast to talk with Steve about his life, his work, and his newest book Unafraid. A description of the book via HarperCollins says this: The creator of the popular Formerly Fundie blog on Patheos explains how the "American...

The Voice of Love

The Voice of Love

Prayer . . . is listening to the voice that calls us "My Beloved." - Henri NouwenMy husband wakes, alone, in the early morning dark.  While the rest of us sleep, he lets the dog out, rekindles a fire in the wood stove, and turns on the coffee pot....
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Knot

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Knot

Another Way for week of February 9, 2018 He Loves Me, He Loves Me Knot My husband mutters something in loud exasperation from the kitchen. I catch myself hunching over like Edith Bunker, dropping what I’m doing to hurry out to  see what Archie’s proble...
Climb a New Mountain

Climb a New Mountain

Another Way for week of February 2, 2018 Climb a New Mountain In 1995 when I was in my mid-forties, my daughters and I, along with one sister who was visiting us, climbed a local mountain, “Old Rag,” famous in these parts for a “rock scramble” near the...
Podcast: Is God Outside of Time?

Podcast: Is God Outside of Time?

Greg discusses the nature of time, the importance of sequence, and the centrality of poetry.   Send Questions To: Dan: @thatdankent Email: askgregboyd@gmail.com Twitter: @reKnewOrg http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0286.mp3 Subscribe: iTune...
I Wanna Open My Heart

I Wanna Open My Heart

His eyes rarely leave the floor, even as he’s baring his soul. He’s young, tough-looking, brown skin marked with tattoos, black hair slicked back over the middle of a mostly shaved skull. It’s the first time he’s showed up at a group I participate it in at the local jail. He’s looked wary about the […]

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