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September 03, 2019

Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace

Your home is a legacy in the making! There's a cool book out called Placemaker. The author is Christie Purifoy and she joins us this morning. "What is placemaking?" she writes. "It is deliberately sending your roots deep into a place, like a tree." She uses the overarching metaphor of trees to root readers in the reality of a physical place. Having roots is a good thing! But how does that square with the idea of "ready to stay willing to go"?

Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace by Christie Purifoy

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Christie Purifoy
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Christie Purifoy

Christie Purifoy earned a PhD in English literature at the University of Chicago before trading the classroom for an old farmhouse and a garden. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and four children, where she observes the seasonal beauty of God's good creation.

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Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.

 

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Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.

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