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    • Spider in Riddle House Garden Photo by Hannah Grace (@hgracieux) I’m surrounded by spiders. All summer it felt like everywhere I turned I saw spiders – they were in our house at camp – massive spiders...
    • On Monday our new Brendan’s Crossing cohort moves in. I’m looking forward to this year, this group of young adults and watching the good work they’ll do in our city. Most of all I’m looking forward to hearing about their...
    • I shared this wonderful illustration from The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society with the Confluence Volunteers when I was introducing them to the idea of spiritual direction.  The illustration is by Carrie Bergman.  The only thing it leaves out,...
    • I have heard it said many times in many different places that adults have forgotten how to play. Somewhere in between recess in elementary school and adulthood we have forgotten how to play and we are in desperate need...
    • They say every preacher only has one sermon.  I think my sermon is that God is always doing a new thing. At all times and places God is out ahead of us bringing forth something new.  It is this...
    • Join us September 19th for a day of conversation, reflection, encouragement and good food (of course!). We will meet at the Near East House, an emerging praxis community in Columbus. This is a gathering of our creative partners -...
    • This past April, Praxis Communities and the Diocese of Southern Ohio were thrilled to host Ben Norton,  a fresh expressions pioneer minister from the Church of England.  We had a terrific time getting to know Ben and learning from...
    • This year, Praxis Communities are thinking and writing about the question "How do we live in relationship?"  Different individuals and communities will read this question in different ways, and nuance it to fit their own questions and understandings.  I'm most...
    • Kelly Latimore started painting Christian icons in 2011 at the suggestion of his dear brothers and sisters whom he lived with as a part of the Common Friars from 2009-2013. Join him for a showing of his icons and...
    • This summer, Saint Matthew's, Westerville, has been inviting everyone between ages 18 and 180 to unplug from digital media and connect to the human experience through the art of storytelling. Working with the Storytellers of Central Ohio, they welcome professionals, a...