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Cost of Community

There are some books worth mentioning on a regular basis.  Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s The Cost of Community is one of those books.  The reason it is an important read today is in the midst of a lot of books being published … Continue reading

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Interview with Jamie Arpin-Ricci Author of “The Cost of Community” – Part 6

This is the final segment of my interview with Jamie, which is kind of sad, because I have thoroughly enjoyed hearing his responses to my questions. As I’ve said before, The Cost of Community was one of my top five … Continue reading

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Top Posts, Cities and Countries for March 2012

Every month, I seek to share the most read posts from last month, in case you missed one of these posts.  I also share the top ten cities and countries that have visited this blog for those who are interested … 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 3

As I mentioned before, Cost of Community: Jesus, St. Francis and Life in the Kingdom was one of my top five reads last year.  So it is a real honor to be able to interview Jamie on this rich read. … 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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Jamie Arpin-Ricci on The Good News

This entry is a part of an on-going blog series called The Good News, which is taking place throughout the Easter Season, from Easter to Pentecost. A full list of the contributors can be found here. Jamie’s local newspaper is … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Schedule for The Good News Series

Illustration by Nidhi Balwada from India

During this Easter Season, I am hosting a blog series on The Good News, where we will hear and discuss the Good News in its rich and multi-layered depth. To learn more about this series please read the introduction. Below … Continue reading

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