OWAAT November 19: Thanking God Without “Lightwashing”

This week we move from Book III to IV of the Psalms. It’s also the week of Thanksgiving (or Indigenous[…]

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OWAAT November 12: Lament, Faith, and Justice

This week’s post is a little later than usual because I have just returned from┬áNational Leadership Training, to which I[…]

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OWAAT November 5: Women in the Midst of: Between Ideals and Reality in the Reformation

As I reflected last week on public lament leading to reformation, and ruminated that with the #metoo campaign regarding sexual[…]

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OWAAT October 29: Luther’s 95 Theses: When Public Lament Leads to Reformation

With the end of October there are all sorts of interesting things going on: we near the end of Book[…]

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Human and Divine vengeance in the Psalms

OWAAT October 22: On Human and Divine Vengeance in the Psalms and Life

I am grateful that with so much going on in our world there are so many fascinating resources and conversation[…]

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OWAAT October 15: Even a King Cries Out to God: Scriptural Imagination in the Psalms

We continue on this week in Book 2 of the Psalms. While the authorship of all the Psalms are traditionally[…]

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Reflections on the Psalms

OWAAT October 8: Talking With God In the Midst of It All: Lament, Hope, Rage, Trust…

The past week has been heartbreaking, what with the continued failure of white America to recognize the full humanity and[…]

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The Psalms: Ancient Poetry of the Spirit (book cover)

OWAAT (One Week At a Time), Week of October 1: The Psalms

Welcome to the weekly Think! Pray! Act! update, helping us integrate these things that we may live into the Gospel[…]

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The Book of Job: Why do the Innocent Suffer?

TPA Weekly: The Prophet Job and Justice

Welcome to the weekly Think! Pray! Act! update, helping us integrate these things that we may live into the Gospel[…]

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OWAAT (One Week at a Time): Welcome to our weekly newsletter!

Welcome to the first TPA Weekly newsletter in which I provide reasonably thoughtful and relevant advice and commentary on how[…]

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