Archive: Nov 2015



Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Jill Phillips

By Jonathan Rogers

Hello, Jill, and welcome to Sad Stories Told for Laughs.

Thanks, I think? Read More ›

Don’t You Want to Thank Someone? (2012)

By Andrew Peterson

Happy Thanksgiving, Rabbit Roomers.

I’m writing this from Shiloh, my parents’ 150-year-old Florida Cracker house, where we Petersons Read More ›

Thanksgiving and Desire, Ordinary Time and Advent, and C. S. Lewis Week

By David Mitchel

I have always thought it a happy coincidence that in my country Thanksgiving Day occurs the fourth Thursday in November. That same Thursday happens usually to be the last Thursday in Read More ›

Funny Things Are Everywhere: A Thanksgiving Meditation

By Jonathan Rogers

A week or so ago, Travis Prinzi posted on Facebook a bedtime prayer his young daughter prayed a week or two ago: Read More ›

Thanksgiving: A Confession and a Plea to the Almighty

By Andrew Peterson

Happy Thanksgiving, Rabbit Roomers. I posted this poem last year and thought I’d dust it off again this week. Reading it just now for the first time since last November, I can’t decide if I like it more Read More ›

Happy Thanksgiving from the Rabbit Room (2014)

By Andrew Peterson

I’m writing from a porch swing at Shiloh, watching my brother Pete as he sifts through several boxes of his old keepsakes. Every now and then he calls his wife over to look at some ridiculous or Read More ›

A Blessing from The Supper of the Lamb

By Pete Peterson

Of all the books I’ve read this year (2012), there’s a single standout that has found a comfortable home among all time favorites like Godric, Jayber Crow, A Tale of Two Cities, and The Lord of the Read More ›

The Harpooner

By Thomas McKenzie

In his book The Pastor, Eugene Peterson compares the life of a pastor to the role of a harpooner on a nineteenth-century whaling ship. A harpooner was the member of the crew whose task was to Read More ›

C. S. Lewis Doodle

By Chris Yokel

Animated doodle videos to accompany audio lectures have become increasingly popular in the past few years, so much so that even C. S. Lewis is getting in on the action, posthumously. I discovered Read More ›

Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Buddy Greene

By Jonathan Rogers

Buddy Greene has been a working musician for over forty years. Like Flannery O’Connor, he hails from Middle Georgia, but unlike Flannery O’Connor, he has spent most of his adult life in Read More ›

Now in Paperback: The Timely Arrival of Barnabas Bead

By Pete Peterson

Last year I published a couple of short stories via Kindle, the first being The Timely Arrival of Barnabas Bead, but let’s face it, digital reading isn’t half as fun as real reading. So as of today I’m Read More ›

Jill Phillips interviews Sara Groves

By Jill Phillips

Recently I had the opportunity to talk to my friend Sara Groves about her beautiful new album, Floodplain (you can listen to clips and purchase the album here). My conversation with Sara took Read More ›