Tag Archives: Neighbor

The Day I Escaped My Bubble

Someone pointed me to a recent episode called “Bubble-Hopping” from the podcast Invisibilia. The focus was whether it’s possible to escape the bubbles we all invariably inhabit. The main part of the episode focused on Max, a tech industry employee in San Francisco. Max created an app to help him experience things he would…

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Partnerships in the City

Imagine this scenario: a four-year-old boy from a struggling, impoverished family is beaming with a tremendous smile as he is surrounded by dozens and dozens of people who are enthusiastically singing, “Happy Birthday” to him. Who are the almost 100 upbeat singers surrounding the little boy? They happen to be … recovery addicts.…

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Clean and Unclean: A Contemporary Christian Conversation

In this interview with Randy Harris, Richard Beck explains the often-irrational reactions to things (and people) we perceive as “unclean.” He points out how practice is more important than preaching when attempting to address the resulting irrational behaviors. Dr. Richard Beck is Department Chair and Professor of Psychology at Abilene Christian University. Randy Harris teaches…

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