Sketchnote Study & Discussion Guide for Parker Palmer’s “A Hidden Wholeness”

We are continuing our conversation through Parker Palmer’s book, “A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Towards the Undivided Life.” This week I am going to post discussion guides for chapters 4, 5, 6. The way we are doing these groups is sort of like mini-circles of trust. We haven’t been as disciplined about some of theContinue reading “Sketchnote Study & Discussion Guide for Parker Palmer’s “A Hidden Wholeness””

Seven Readings in Revelation (A Liberation Bible Study)

I have had the opportunity from time to time to write for Barclay Press. They have recently updated their website and created author pages, making some previously unavailable writings available online. Therefore, I wanted to share the link to the .pdf of my upcoming series of reflections on the book of Revelation published in theContinue reading “Seven Readings in Revelation (A Liberation Bible Study)”

A Hidden Wholeness Chapter 3 – Sketchnotes and Discussion Questions

We have been reading through Parker Palmer’s “A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward and Undivided Life,” at our church lately and are loving it. I have been sharing our discussion notes each week (Week one and Week two can be found here). Here are the links for chapter three: Quotes, Scripture and Discussion Notes forContinue reading “A Hidden Wholeness Chapter 3 – Sketchnotes and Discussion Questions”

A Convergent Model of Hope is Ready To Share

I finished my dissertation, “A Convergent Model of Hope: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture,” last November. But it is finally rolling out so that it can be shared with others. I know it’s the case that dissertations aren’t always thought of as super interesting things to read but let’s not underestimate howContinue reading “A Convergent Model of Hope is Ready To Share”

My AFSC Message is Online

I was given the wonderful opportunity to speak at the American Friends Service Committee’s Corporate Gathering this past Saturday on the subject of Zacchaeus, Single-Stories and Bayard Rustin’s “Angelic-Troublemakers.” If you’re interested in reading that message, you can jump over to their Acting in Faith Blog and read it there: Zacchaeus, angelic troublemakers and heartsContinue reading “My AFSC Message is Online”

Learning from Imperfection

This past Sunday we talked about imperfection and the importance of being average and ordinary. Jesus’ work in Galilee reveals his desire to “build an alliance of backwards people” or as another person put it, Jesus worked to create the “fellowship of the disqualified.” We put so much pressure on ourselves and others to beContinue reading “Learning from Imperfection”

Among the People

“Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and curing every disease and every sickness among the people. So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought to him all the sick, those who were afflicted with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, and paralytics, andContinue reading “Among the People”