Review: Friendship at the Margins


Reading this book brought me into that same space – one of inclusion and welcome, of friendship and being known. I felt as though Heuertz and Pohl had been secretly recording my thoughts in this crazy journey I’ve been traveling with New Direction. And it was so profoundly comforting and affirming to experience that this pair of theologian(s) and practitioner(s) had found language and image and story to portray the learnings and promptings and expressions of mission that I had felt increasingly drawn to. In fact, my recent post, “the Witness of Hospitality” was in large part inspired by reading the book (and for those of you who complained a wee bit about the length of it – you can find a