Writings by Cole Huffman

A Pastoral Selfie

Reorganizing my bookshelves yesterday was a chore due to my neglecting the task for too long, but doing so renewed vocational thanks for my occupation. I don’t have to be a pastor. I get to be a pastor. The hard things about the job aren’t worth complaint. Criticisms? No one likes to be criticized. We pastors give the impression we get more than our fair share but that’s because we’re in our own heads a lot, this being a reflective work as well as relational, and also because a... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Nov 27
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The Books List 2013

Another pile of books await shelving, the perused pages of 2013. This may be the first year I write about my reading cognizant of how much it all weighs . I recently boxed 2013’s untidy stack and lugged it through a parking garage to Downline’s offices for their staff development meeting, a book show-and-tell and muscle stress-and-burn. Let me say right upfront: I didn’t go looking for authors who pepper their writing with frank expletives. Nevertheless I found more than usual... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Nov 21
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