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Practice Makes Presence

Sep 5, 2020

In the first episode of a new series,  we explore belonging and connectedness through a study of the two letters of Paul to the church at Corinth. How do we get along in the midst of division, past history, and church people behaving badly?

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Aug 15, 2020

Why Read This Book?

Check out my review of Extraordinary Relationships by Roberta Gilbert. This book is a lay person's guide to Bowenian or Emotional Family Systems Theory which is a useful approach to managing conflict in families, groups, and communities.


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Jul 11, 2020

More quick tips about fear and comfort during the COVID 19 pandemic

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Fofana NK, Latif F, Sarfraz S, Bilal, Bashir MF, Komal B. Fear and agony of the pandemic leading to stress and mental...

Jun 29, 2020

Why Read This Book?  Lacy, Crazy, and Disgusting: Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health By Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich

Messages around health and public health intentionally use stigmatizing themes to inspire changes in behavior.  How well does this work?  Does it ever backfire?  You should definitely read this...

Jun 13, 2020

Matt discusses his experience growing up with police officer Dad, his experiences with the police as an adult, and the beginning of the research effort to understanding police and citizen violent contact.

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Nix, J., Campbell, B., Byers,...