Archive: Jun 2021



Hutchmoot Podcast & Video: Stealing Past the Watchful Dragons

By The Rabbit Room

The Hutchmoot Podcast features some of our favorite sessions recorded at our annual conference which celebrates art, music, story, and faith in all their many intersections. Today, it is our pleasure to share a session led by Heidi Johnston, Ross Wilson, and Andrew Roycroft called “Stealing Past the Watchful Dragons” from 2020’s Hutchmoot: Homebound, in both video and audio form.

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PSA: Rabbit Room Newsletter

By The Rabbit Room

We’ve got a public service announcement for you today, and it goes like this: Do you know about our weekly newsletter? These days, our blog and podcast network are overflowing with new content on a daily basis, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. Our weekly newsletter is a simple, quick way to find what most interests you and start reading and listening.

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A Conversation with Sara R. Danger about Walt Wangerin

By The Rabbit Room

Songs from the Silent Passage is a new collection of essays by various members of the Chrysostom Society (Eugene Peterson, Matthew Dickerson, Luci Shaw, and more) which explores the breadth and depth of Walt Wangerin Jr, a writer who has wandered through a passage and returned with news of a far country. In celebration of the book’s release, Matthew Dickerson sat down with Sara R. Danger to talk about Wangerin and his influence.

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The Portal of The Resistance

By Matt Conner

From the beginning, The Resistance has felt like a bit of an oddball in the Rabbit Room Podcast Network. But to be honest, that was always part of the vision.

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5&1, Part 20: It’s All About That Bass

By Mark Meynell

The great jazz bass player Charlie Haden once said this:

The bass, no matter what kind of music you’re playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything.

—Charlie Haden
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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Andrew Osenga

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan is joined by Andrew Osenga for the third installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Announcing More Guests at Hutchmoot: Homebound 2021

By The Rabbit Room

We’ve got a few more guests for Hutchmoot: Homebound 2021 who we are so excited to welcome into the conference—Tim Mackie, Mark Meynell, and Sandra McCracken. Limited Mystery Moot Kits are available, and you can register at HutchmootHomebound.com.

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The Artist’s Creed: The Man Who Read with His Mouth Closed (And the Spirit Who Didn’t)

By The Rabbit Room

In Season Two of The Artist’s Creed, Steve Guthrie and Drew Miller explore the relationship between the sounding world and the Holy Spirit, asking what we can learn about God through music, speech, breath, and voice.

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artists & their stories: Joe Sutphin & Eddy Efaw

By The Rabbit Room

Artists & is a project created to meet the need for community among visual artists. Throughout this project, we will learn the stories of artists we know and respect, looking inside their studios and hearing about their work, process, and rhythms. In this fourth installment, we hear from Joe Sutphin and Eddy Efaw.

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More Guests Announced for Hutchmoot: Homebound 2021

By The Rabbit Room

The list of guests who will be joining us at Hutchmoot: Homebound this year just got three names longer—Lanier Ivester, Steve Guthrie, and Jason Eskridge. Limited Mystery Moot Kits are available, and you can register at HutchmootHomebound.com.

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Announcing Opening Week at North Wind Manor

By The Rabbit Room

We are so excited to announce Opening Week at North Wind Manor: a 4-day celebration (July 13th-16th) of the Rabbit Room’s newly rebuilt community space through story, music, art, and community. It’s just the beginning of what we hope will be a continual calendar of events aimed at nourishing Christ-centered communities for the life of the world. We hope you can join us for this exciting week of events!

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5&1, Part 19: Rosy-Fingered Dawn (Heliophiles of the World Unite!)

By Mark Meynell

For years as an inveterate night-owl, the dawn has been one of those natural phenomena I mostly appreciate in the hypothetical rather than in experience. But as middle-age has set in, I have found myself waking earlier and unintentionally glimpsing its glories with greater frequency. It’s hard not to be moved, especially if, like the Psalmist’s watchmen, one has found oneself longing for the end of night (Ps 130:5-6). It never palls. No wonder then that composers have been stirred by the first flickers of the sun’s ‘rosy-fingered’ rays (to quote Homer) to capture the ineffable in the audible.

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