Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Books

All the Light We Cannot See

Cole’s book, He Made the Stars Also: Seven Stories That Had to be Told, is going to the publisher now (date of publication TBD). Below is a short excerpt from chapter 6 on the healing of the man born blind (John 9). Healing congenital blindness was something no one before Jesus did. It’s hard to overemphasize how miraculous a miracle it was. The Pharisees were right to investigate it because it was unprecedented. They were wrong to let their investigation mutate into... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 25
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The Books List 2018

“Books! To fling myself into a book, to be carried away to another world while being at my most grounded…is literally how I have survived being here at all.”  —Anne Lamott,  Almost Everything: Notes on Hope The opinion is attributed to Aristotle that the body is at its peak between the ages of 30 to 35, and the soul is at its peak at about age 49. This then being my year of peak soulness, here in no particular order are some books that piqued my... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Nov 26
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Thank You, Eugene Peterson

“For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.”  (1 Corinthians 4:15) I consider Eugene H. Peterson a father in Christ. I’ve never met him, and will not this side of Heaven. As I write this, he is in hospice care.  Many have contributed to my pastoral formation, but from him I learned to be a literary pastor. That’s not one who writes scholarly or reads widely,... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Oct 18
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