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October 23, 2018

Reflections on Eugene Peterson

​Beloved pastor and author, Eugene Peterson, has come to the end of his long obedience in the same direction. On Chris Fabry Live, our correspondent to the pastorate, Dr. John Koessler will talk about the impact of losing someone like Peterson and others in his generation. How do we pass the baton of faith to those who are younger? And how do we find the “congruence” of life Peterson wrote about? We’ll talk about it on Chris Fabry Live.

Eugene Peterson Has Compelted His Long Obedience (Article)

 

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Dr. John Koessler
Dr. John Koessler

Dr. John Koessler

Dr. John Koessler serves as chair and professor of the division of applied theology and church ministry at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He has been a member of Moody's faculty since 1994. He is the author of several books including The Surprising Grace of Disappointment, A Stranger in the House of God and True Discipleship: The Art of Following Jesus. John has written numerous articles and is the author of several chapters in the Zondervan release, The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching, and served as general editor of the Moody Handbook of Preaching. He is a contributing author to the Moody Bible Commentary and also serves as a contributing editor for Moody Bible Institute's publication Today in the Word, where you can read his monthly "Theology Matters" column. He and his wife, Jane, have two sons, Drew and Jarred.

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Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.

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Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.