In Memory of Phyllis Tickle

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A [person] who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” -Mark Twain Few people lived more fully and […]


To Marvel At You

Come, Holy Spirit, bending or not bending the grasses, appearing or not above our heads in a tongue of flame, at hay harvest or when they plough in the orchards, […]


Don’t Fear The Walking Dead

Imagine a world plunged into darkness and despair. A world where all the security and stability of society collapses into chaos — no government, no electricity, with none of the […]


Love Must Win

Try as we might, morality cannot be controlled by laws, judges or political systems. Systems of mutual governance are important, even essential to help manage behaviour, but they cannot make […]


Enter the City, Enter the Temple

Today we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, the act of a king enter his seat of power. Yet, this King reflected a new kind of kingship and […]


The Epic Faith of St. Patrick (Video)

I am thrilled to share with you this stunning video trailer for my new book, “Vulnerable Faith: Missional Living in the Radical Way of St. Patrick”.  My thanks to Rebel […]


The Road Ahead – A Prayer of Thomas Merton

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor […]


Exclusive Excerpt – Vulnerable Faith

The following is an exclusive excerpt from my forth coming book, “Vulnerable Faith: Missional Living in the Radical Way of St. Patrick”.  In this excerpt I explore why I still […]


Vulnerable Faith – Updated Cover Art

Excited to have the new cover art for Vulnerable Faith, which now includes “Foreword by Jean Vanier”. “The urgency of the invitation to each of us in ‘Vulnerable Faith’ cannot […]


Conversations After Church

Julia was a promising PhD student in Theology at Princeton.   Mark founded an unconventional outreach ministry called the Red Herring Cathedral.   Karen and Allen were both gifted leaders and musicians […]


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