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My Top 5 Eugene Peterson Books

October 22nd, 2018 · No Comments · Books

In the wake of Peterson’s death I want to take a moment to mention some of my favorite books he authored. Under the Unpredictable Plant – Peterson’s attempt to wrestle with and through a moment of personal ministerial turmoil through studying the life of Jonah. This is a move from career to true, God-given vocation. […]

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The Prayers of Hallelujah, Hurts and Hates

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Bible, Old Testament, Psalms

I have been reading a lot on prayer lately and ran across this point from Eugene Peterson in his terrific little book on prayer, “Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer,” It is easy to be honest before God with our hallelujah’s; it is somewhat more difficult to be honest in our hurts; it […]

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Under the Unpredictable Plant by Eugene Peterson

September 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books, Christianity, Ministry, Religion

I regret not reading more from Eugene Peterson after reading his book “Under the Predictable Plant”. After 30+ years of ministry, he writes this book back to address many of the issues he faced through his early years in ministry, wishing someone had written this for him at that time. He shares his thoughts primarily […]

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Eugene Peterson on Word Over Personal Experience

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Bible Translations, Books, Christ, Christianity, Gospel, New Testament, Old Testament

I want to counter this widespread practice of taking personal experience instead of the Bible as the authority for living. I want to pull the Christian Scriptures back from the margins of the contemporary imagination where they have been so rudely elbowed by their glamorous competitors, and reestablish them at the center as the text […]

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Christian Sermon Links

January 14th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Blogging, Christianity, Links, Preaching, Religion

Here are the links I have compiled to 67 different Christian ministers and scholars. The majority of these are from the church of Christ and some from Christendom in general. What links would you add? Who has has helped you grow in your faith who has their sermons online? Feel free to add suggestions in […]

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