Tag: Michael Spencer

More Hopeful than a Manifesto: A Review of Mere Churchianity

Mere Churchianity: Finding Your Way Back to Jesus-Shaped Spirituality By Michael Spencer 229 pp. Cascade Books. $13.99 Two influences obviously shaped my experience of reading this book: for one, as I wrote in my post “On the Death of Facebook Friends” in April, I read this book as the posthumous work of an Internet personality…

On the Death of Facebook Friends: Some Reflections on Michael Spencer and Michael Johnson

I’m sure this is going to be more and more common a phenomenon as the years pass: I’ve now got two Facebook friends who are dead. Certainly I can’t be the first to whom this has happened.  In fact, Spark, one of the CBC podcasts I listen to, devoted an entire episode some months back…