The purpose of Conversations is to provide spiritual accompaniment and honest dialogue for those who long for radical transformation in Christ. It stimulates hunger and illuminates the path by drawing on classical wisdom and practice, exploring the vital role of community, and illustrating the journey with realism and hope.
Conversations is published semi-annually in the spring and the fall.
A large part of the vision for Conversations is the image of a table where representatives from each of the major tributaries of Christian spirituality can sit and talk openly and honestly about what matters most, authentic transformation into the life and character of Christ.
Protestants love to spend most of their theological time with a post-tomb God. For us, the Emmanuel event/process was merely the warm up act to the resurrection, which is where everything bad is quelled, everything good can begin. The world gets a full reboot. Of course, this is a great idea! However, the downside to […]
If you were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be involved in a venture that would change the world but cost you a great deal, how would you respond? Would you hesitate as Moses did at the burning bush? Would you agree to do it, but then run away as Jonah did? Or would you ask […]
“So at the end of this day, we give thanks For being betrothed to the unknown And for the secret work Through which the mind of the day And wisdom of the soul become one.” –John O’Donohue from his poem, The Inner History of a Day Not unlike any other boy of eight or nine, […]