The Magpie

Finding shiny things in the Christian tradition since 2016



Character Competencies

Developing and assessing character is really hard for educators - but it is essential for theological education

Software Wisdom for Ministry

Some lessons from the field of software development for ministry

Top books I read in 2019

The books that changed my life this year.

Peck on the Truth

Scott Peck explains some of the emotional heresies we need to repent of.

A word on resolutions

Learn from Anthony de Mello and Martin Laird how to do resolutions right

Top books I read in 2018

The books that changed my life this year.

Is God proud?

Can God be proud? How does He feel when we take credit for His work?

Scaling Spiritual Formation

Four principles for scaling spiritual formation to reach an entire congregation, denomination or mission agency.

A Method of Spiritual Formation

A practical method to integrate the spiritual disciplines into your life.

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