Masters Module – The Middle Ages Week 2

We just had an amazing week and weekend, and guest artist Andrew Smith brought incredible insights on creativity to us. Foci on justice, the arts and the creative spirit/vocation filled the last few days.

We hosted an artist roundtable with a packed house at the Red Room at SSU, with myself, Andrew, Peter Fitch and Judith Brannen (painter). What a blast to dialogue with such great hearts and minds.

This week, it’s Biblical Worship Theology, more Spiritual theology and formation, classic writings, artistic wanderings, cultural interface and themes in emerging church thought.

For now, to sleep.


Sheltering Mercy and Endless Grace help us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation. Sheltering Mercy helps the reader pray Psalms 1-75; Endless Grace leads in prayer through Psalms 76-150.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. Each book contains 75 prayers drawn from the Book of Psalms, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning there. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

These artful, poetic, and classic devotional books are a perfect gift, and feature compelling stunning illustrations and hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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