Author Archives: Patrick K. Miller

About Patrick K. Miller

Currently I am living in Columbia serving at the University of Missouri with Veritas, The Crossing's campus ministry. In December 2010 I graduated from Mizzou with a degree in English Literature. My beautiful wife, Emily, works is an Interior Designer with a local firm. I like espresso, 30 Rock, and books. My favorite old dead guys are John Owen, Augustine and Francis Schaeffer. You should read something by them.

Saying No to Good Things (And Why We’re Closing Down the Blog)

While at Apple, Steve Jobs annually collected his best thinkers into one room and asked them what Apple should focus on for the next year. Everyone threw out ideas, argued and vied to get their idea on Job’s top ten … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

Right now, for most of you, almost three months of free time awaits you. Alright… maybe not totally free. Throw in some school, an internship, a stint at a summer camp, but lets be honest, you’ve got a lot more … Continue reading

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From TGC: Create Culture Not Sub-Culture

Most of us love to enjoy and create culture. For those of us who create (no matter how small or amateur) here are some thoughts from a Gospel Coalition Blog by Mike Cosper: The question itself is open to misinterpretation. Christians … Continue reading

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The True Root of Injustice

As modern people we’re prone to separate worship, morality, and social justice into three unrelated spheres. Most of us can connect worship and morality (i.e. if we worship idols, we will live immoral lives). But try connecting worship with social … Continue reading

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The Images Hidden in Our Hearts

Sometimes I find myself possessed by the Bible’s literary beauty, particularly its evocative imagery. I’ve read very few ancient texts that match the Bible’s ability to paint pictures that aren’t lost in translation, and retain enough power to captivate the … Continue reading

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