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The Cost of Community – Making Discipleship Like Jesus

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 4

I’ve been enjoying this series of interactions with Jamie, author of The Cost of Community.  Today we are continuing the conversation to get some practical insight from Jamie as well as some behind the scenes thoughts on his writing of … 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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