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ERB Weekly Digest – Fall Books Preview, Eugene Peterson, Stanley Hauerwas, Elaine Heath – August 19, 2016

    Excellent Print Book Deals Under $2 from CBD!!! Eugene Peterson, Robert Webber, Phyllis Tickle, MORE   SUPER Kindle ebook Deal… The Cross-Shattered Church by Stanley Hauerwas. Only $1.99!!!   [ Get your copy now! ]   ...
by The Englewood Review of Books on Aug 19, 2016

Watch This Brilliant Conversation Between Bono & Eugene Peterson on Art, Faith & Being Honest with God

What happens when U2's Bono pays a visit to his favourite Christian author, Eugene Peterson? This wonderful conversation results: two creative minds talking about art, music, the Bible, and emotional honesty. Bono and Peterson couldn't live in more d...
by Sheridan Voysey on May 1, 2016

What’s the Message?

I said I’d come back to Bono. A story in the New Boston Post heralds a new documentary on Bono and Eugene Peterson. Both are famous in their own way, but no doubt Bono has the bigger name. Peterson, a … Continue reading →...

God’s Rain

Music has been in the news this week with the death of the artist formerly and forever known as Prince. Also, in a lesser covered story, Bono’s friendship with Bible translator Eugene Peterson. This post will focus on the former … Continue re...

ERB Weekly Digest – Eugene Peterson, Rene Girard, Ebook Deals, Poetry – November 6, 2015

    FREE Kindle ebook… Today Only (Nov. 6th) FIGHT: A Christian Case for Non-Violence by Preston Sprinkle  Get yours now: http://thriftychristianreader.com/2015/11/05/preston-sprinkle-fight-free-ebook/    TODAY is the birthday...

ERB Weekly Digest – Eugene Peterson, Summer Classics, Shakespeare – May 15, 2015

    Excellent $2.99 Ebook bargains from IVP Books… (Including Eugene Peterson’s RUN WITH THE HORSES and Michael Frost’s INCARNATE!)     Reviews, etc. posted this week on The Englewood Review of Books website: Fiv...
by The Englewood Review of Books on May 15, 2015

ERB Weekly Digest – Henri Nouwen, Eugene Peterson, Rachel Held Evans – April 17, 2015

    Henri Nouwen’s book A LETTER OF CONSOLATION is just 99c now for Kindle! http://thriftychristianreader.com/2015/04/14/henri-nouwen-a-letter-of-consolation-99c/   The Message Bible is only $7.59 right now for Kindle!  (Reg. pr...
by The Englewood Review of Books on Apr 17, 2015

ERB Weekly Digest – C.S. Lewis, Free Ebooks, Eugene Peterson, Leroy Barber – November 7, 2014

    Kindle Ebook Deal: Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis (Vol. 3): Narnia, Cambridge and Joy Only 99c!!!  http://j.mp/CSLewis-Letters3   The Slow Church Book Tour will be coming to the Mid-Atlantic States next week! If you are in PA, MD...

ERB Weekly Digest – May 23, 2014 – Eugene Peterson, Wendell Berry, Umberto Eco

    The SLOW CHURCH book is shipping now! Order from us, beat Amazon’s price and get a FREE bonus ebook: http://erb.kingdomnow.org/slow-church-book-on-sale-now/ Kindle Edition now available: http://j.mp/SlowChurch-Kindle   Eugene Pet...
by The Englewood Review of Books on May 23, 2014

Book reviews: Revelation, the Puritans

I’ve read 4 books already this year, but not really. They were ones I started later in 2013, and finally …Continue reading »...
by Enough Light on Jan 14, 2014

Sermon: Psalm 131, A Question Of Balance

Psalm 131 As a small child, I had a tricycle. But when the time came to graduate to a bike, I never had one. The owner of the local cycle shop wouldn’t sell bikes with stabilisers. He said stabilisers were harmful to children’s attempts at cy...

Sermon: Suffering And Faith

Psalm 130 The pastor of a Christian Science church was talking to a member of his congregation. ‘And how is your husband today?’ ‘I’m afraid he’s very ill.’ ‘No, no,’ corrected the pastor, you really shouldn’t say that – you shoul...

015 The Man with the Message: The Eugene Peterson Interview [Podcast]

He's spent five decades providing spiritual guidance to a worldwide audience through his 30-plus books. Best known for his paraphrase of the Bible called The Message (read today by over 10 million people), here Eugene Peterson shares his life story a...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 23, 2013

Sermon: A Servant Psalm

Psalm 123 I have several friends who are authors. Some are journalists, others are playwrights, some are ghost writers for famous people who cannot write sufficiently well for their books, still others are novelists (everything from historical romanc...

Sermon: Where Does My Help Come From?

Psalm 121 When I was a child, one of the great parts of preparing for our family summer holiday was Dad’s planning of the journey. He would pore over maps, come up with a route and then ring the RAC to see what they thought. There was no chance in...

Sermon: The Temptations Of Jesus In The Big Story

Luke 4:1-13 During my first sabbatical, I went on a creative writing course. The timing was rather iffy – it was a couple of weeks before Debbie was due to give birth to our daughter, our first-born. I was allowed to sit in the seminars with my mob...

Praying with Eugene Peterson

Bridge Study IV Originally uploaded by Joel Tjintjelaar [ www.bwvision.com ] Dear God, Every sin that I thought was a barrier between you and me has been, by your grace, made into a bridge. You have used the very things … Continue reading ͛...
by Dream Awakener on Feb 10, 2013

A Pastor’s True Vocation …

… is to be a fashion consultant. Welcome to the wild and wacky world of Pastor Ed Young Junior‘s Pastor Fashion. Oh yes. The man who brought you the book Sexperiment now tells you all you want to know about skinny jeans and testosterone.

Eugene Peterson On Being A Pastor

A Baptist friend of mine said to an Anglican friend, “You are off duty today.” “No,” replied the Anglican, “I am a priest. It is who I am.” He did not mean that he never took time off. He meant that to be a priest...

Doing Nothing for Lent

“We are surrounded by a way of life in which betterment is understood as expansion, as acquisition as fame. Everyone wants to get more – to be on top – no matter what it is the top of that’s admired. There’s nothing recent about the tem...
by The Dude Abides on Mar 9, 2012


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