Category Archives: Eugene Peterson

Is the vocation of Pastor in tatters?

Mark Stevens is a Church of Christ pastor in South Australia and team member of the New Emmaus Blog. He has just received and is reading Eugene Peterson’s memoirs and posts the following excerpt. North American culture does not offer … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson nearly gets it…the parable of the rascal.

I have been reading and pondering Luke 15 for the last few weeks. The story of the 99 sheep in the field and the one lost sheep which the shepherd goes and finds. This is followed by the story of … Continue reading

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Jesus the master of the paraphrase.

I have just finished reading Eugene Peterson’s book; “Eat this Book” In the reading of this book there were times I was really encouraged, there were a few times I was a little bored and there were a few times … Continue reading

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Spirituality of words.

I picked up Eugene Peterson’s book; Eat This Book; the art of spiritual reading today for the affordable price of $14:95. I was looking for his book The The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction; but they had sold … Continue reading

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