anne lamott


Buechner 101, by Frederick Buechner

This collection offers a rich range of life-giving words from a beloved theologian-novelist-preacher-speaker-essayist and encourager.


Secretly orthodox

Books for the dark night

I kept quiet about my faith for fear of embarrassment. Then I read Anne Lamott, and suddenly I wasn't so alone.


7 essential books for preaching

My favorite book on the theology of preaching—which helps me remember what I’m doing and why—is the first one I ever read, the one that convinced me that going to seminary wasn’t a completely insane idea. Buechner’s gift for wringing beauty out of pain is one I appreciate more and more.