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Barbara Brown Taylor

Celebrating the Baptism of Our Lord

It was the dreaded church “calendaring meeting” — juggling special Sundays, worship themes, vacation dates and competing programming for the months ahead. We were finally past Advent to languidly plan January.

‘Writing faithfully, not perfectly’

You can find examples Rev. Jenny McDevitt’s creative spark on her Instagram site, found here. To hear about where that spark came from, listen to her Wednesday conversation with the Rev. Dr. Lee Hinson-Hasty of the Presbyterian Foundation and the  host of Leading Theologically, which can be found here or here.

A nation of shut-ins

Until the pandemic, the Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor spent a lot of her time meeting deadlines, paying careful attention to a full calendar and making sure to get to the airport two hours before her flight departed. In those days she flew a lot.

Seattle pastor survives coronavirus

The Rev. Jane Pauw remembers the date, March 12, when she blacked out and entered into the darkness, into what she calls “a warm, mindless comfort” that she had never experienced before.

New book celebrates 90-year legacy of Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner turns 90 this Monday, July 11, and his friends and admirers have turned out a compiled volume of work in honor of the beloved writer and public theologian. Curated by author Anne Lamott, Buechner 101 samples his essays, sermons, and excerpts from memoirs and novels. The book also features homages by devotees such as Lamott, Barbara Brown Taylor and Brian McLaren.