Tish Harrison Warren: Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep

Episode 17 April 27, 2022 01:11:27
Tish Harrison Warren: Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep
We Are Vineyard
Tish Harrison Warren: Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep

Show Notes

This episode of We Are Vineyard is the second in a 2-part conversation between Jay and Tish Harrison Warren. Tish shares some of her best practices and tangible steps for writing, along with wisdom about how to know what conversations will benefit from contributing your voice. Tish and Jay then discuss the impacts of social media on our thinking, and the damage done to the witness of Jesus by how Christians treat each other online. Finally, Tish shares how her book Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep came to be, how she discovered she was using theology to avoid real faith questions, and her thoughts on suffering and joy. Tish Harrison Warren is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. She is the author of Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life (Christianity Today's 2018 Book of the Year) and Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep (Christianity Today's 2022 Book of the Year). Currently, Tish writes a weekly newsletter for The New York Times, and she is a columnist for Christianity Today. Her articles and essays have appeared in Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Comment Magazine, The Point Magazine, The New York Times, and elsewhere. For over a decade, Tish has worked in ministry settings as a campus minister with InterVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministries, as an associate rector, and with addicts and those in poverty through various churches and non-profit organizations. Now, Tish serves as Writer in Residence at Resurrection South Austin. She is a founding member of The Pelican Project and a Senior Fellow with the Trinity Forum. She lives with her husband and three children in the Austin, Texas area.

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