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Barnabas Piper

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Barnabas Piper is a writer and podcaster who lives in the Nashville area He blogs at BarnabasPiper.com, writes for He Reads Truth, and contributes to a number of other sites. Piper co-hosts the popular Happy Rant podcast and works in publishing.

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Barnabas Piper Write consistently. Set a goal to write a certain amount of time per day or week and stick to it. The net results will be good habits formed, a…moreWrite consistently. Set a goal to write a certain amount of time per day or week and stick to it. The net results will be good habits formed, a pattern created, and a LOT of content created (even if much of it isn;t very good at first).

And publish what you write. Blog it. Find a website that takes submissions. You need the feedback and you need to overcome the fear of putting your creation in from of readers.(less)
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In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas range from the horrific to the humorous in discussing the following:



Jennifer Wright’s horrific tweet supporting Roe v. Wade and illicit sex, and weird emojis
How do we feel about professional athletes guest preaching at churches?
Where did all the summer movie blockbusters go?

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“They want the PK to dress like a grandparent and behave like Jesus. But they also seem to wait for the time when the pastor’s daughter makes out and the son drinks beer.”
Barnabas Piper, The Pastor's Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity

“some people assume all is well, that the PK has it all together. They’re usually wrong; remember, PKs are as human as everyone else.”
Barnabas Piper, The Pastor's Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity

“I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.1”
Barnabas Piper, Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt Is Not the Enemy of Faith

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”
Lloyd Alexander

“When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty, I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.”
C.S. Lewis, On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature

“Lament challenges the church to acknowledge real suffering and plead with God for his intervention. The”
Soong-Chan Rah, Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

“Shalom, therefore, does not eschew or diminish the role of the other or the reality of a suffering world. Instead, it embraces the suffering other as an instrumental aspect of well-being. Shalom requires lament.”
Soong-Chan Rah, Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times




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