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Interview with A.J. Swoboda, Author of “Messy: God Likes it That Way” – Part 3

Here is the final part of my interview with A.J.  Swoboda on his book Messy: God Likes it That Way. J.R. What was most difficult when it came to writing “Messy” and what was most rewarding? A.J.: Existing and practicing … Continue reading

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Interview with A.J. Swoboda, Author of “Messy: God Likes it That Way” – Part 2

I’m continuing my interview with A.J. Swoboda in regard to his book, Messy: God Likes it That Way.  It’s an important book in that A.J. helps us realize all of life is messy, from messy church, to messy prayer, messy … Continue reading

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Interview with A.J. Swoboda, Author of “Messy: God Likes it That Way” – Part 1

I recently finished reading my friend A.J. Swoboda’s book, Messy: God Likes it That Way.  I found it witty, real and helpful.  So I thought I would interview him about the book.  I first asked him to tell us about … Continue reading

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Interview with Jamie Arpin-Ricci Author of “The Cost of Community” – Part 5

I’m continuing my interview with Jamie Arpin-Ricci on his recent book The Cost of Community: Jesus, St. Francis and Life in the Kingdom. JR:  Do you have a favorite chapter, if so why or why not? Jamie:  It is hard … Continue reading

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Interview with Jamie Arpin-Ricci Author of “The Cost of Community” – Part 2

Here is another installment in my interview with Jamie on his book Cost of Community: Jesus, St. Francis and Life in the Kingdom.  If you missed part one, you can check it out here. JR: What would you say is … Continue reading

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