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October 22, 2018


Duncan MacPherson

Thank you for such a beautifully written tribute.I had not been aware of Eugene Petersen's death until I saw your post this morning. It feels like the passing of a much loved friend,although i only really knew him through his books. I was at the conference in Crieff in 1997, and his many books have been similarly influential on my life and ministry over the years. I left the final section of his final book unread last year, as I didn't want to reach that end point in his writings. Perhaps today is the time to go back and savour these final chapters.

Wishing you continued blessing in your ministry. I often find great encouragement and insight through reading your blog.


Stuart Murdoch

A very humble honest clear reflection on someone highly thought of and respected in our Christian Community. The bar has been raised and set. The challenge is for us left to practice what we truly believe in the way that Eugene Peterson had lived out his life for his Saviour. Thanks you Jim for sharing your thoughts in this timely manner.

Stuart Murdoch


After your profound blog on Eugene Peterson I found a YouTube video of him and Bono which spoke deeply to me. If this is the proper link then I hope it inspires you too.

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