• Preaching in the Dakotas

    July 27, 2013 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    We’re less than two months away from hunting season, so I’m actively looking for opportunities to preach in North and South Dakota, particularly when the preaching gig includes a hook-up for pheasant, duck, or goose hunting. If you want to barter your pulpit for some hunting, drop me a line.

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  • Hunting and Writing: Not That Far Apart

    July 22, 2013 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    Hunting, I predict, will be the next hipster activity. Having taken to carving their own meat, mixing handcrafted cocktails, and growing mustaches, I expect that a bunch of skinny-jeaners are going to join me afield in the coming years. Yesterday, hunter and writer Steven Rinella wrote about how he is both a serious

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  • Hunting: It’s More Sublime Than You Might Think

    January 14, 2013 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    Here’s the text of the pecha kucha talk I gave at Emergence Christianity last week: The joy of hunting is sublime. Surprisingly sublime, when you consider that the climax of the endeavor comes with an explosion, in which a firing pin makes a tiny dent on the metal boot of a shotgun shell, compressing gunpowder

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  • Duck Hunting in Minnesota

    October 1, 2010 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    This weekend marks the opening of waterfowl season in Minnesota. Due to soccer, baseball, and Irish dance with the kids, I won’t get up north to hunt until the middle of next week, and it’s likely that there won’t be many ducks left. Sure, there’s a cold front coming over the weekend which will push …

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  • Studying Creation in the BWCAW with Brian McLaren

    June 26, 2010 Comments (1) Uncategorized

    Here’s a video of the recent Learning Adventure that Brian McLaren and I lead for Fuller Seminary in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. All photos copyright Courtney Perry.

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