Tag Archives: Christine Pohl

A Beautiful Patchwork Community

I learned about blogging from the teacher of Writing Beyond the Sermon at Western Theological Seminary last fall.  As a 70- year-old gray-haired woman, I joined a class of 20-somethings (mostly male) with no little fear and trepidation.  But I was determined … Continue reading

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Breaking Community

A few weeks ago, a small group I am familiar with experienced a series of “us vs. them” moments.  Group members began judging and criticizing others and those who saw themselves as “them” became defensive.  The feeling of community that was developing in the group … Continue reading

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