Conversations: Is there hope? (Episode 10)

Emmanuel Buteau (Haitian Institute of Atlanta) returns to Liminal Theology for the first of a brand new series of podcast episodes called "Conversations." Here Emmanuel and Jonathan Best explore contemporary issues and concerns through practical theology and liminality. In this episode, Emmanuel and Jonathan discuss the question, "Is there hope?" It's an honest and frank … Continue reading Conversations: Is there hope? (Episode 10)

Anxious Age

Its voice, relentless and intense, haunts me in the silence of night when no voice should speak.A whispering in my ear, insisting and provoking, one that neither comforts or soothes like those pleasant sounds that mark the birth of day.No, nothing welcoming comes in night’s bleakest hours. When thoughts linger and reason fails. The mind … Continue reading Anxious Age


Alone I stand on the shore, but it was not always so.There was another who once stood here before. We often walked together, being companions along this shore.Here we recollected about youthful memories and dreams past, sharing in the memories of our time. Birthed by youth but bonded by friendship, we faced the turbulent sea.The … Continue reading Loss

The Guild for Engaged Liminality: The Promise of “Perhaps”

On May 1st, I had the opportunity to participate in the first ever Zoom Invitational Meeting for the newly formed Guild for Engaged Liminality (GEL). Over 20 participants joined across numerous time zones and continents. As a founding member of GEL, the creation of the guild was the culmination of a dream that began for … Continue reading The Guild for Engaged Liminality: The Promise of “Perhaps”