Apr 30, 2020 • 1HR 17M

On living little in an online world with Samuel D. James.

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In this edition of the Ministry Minded podcast, I get the privilege to talk to Samuel D. James about the world of Christian publishing and fundamental ironies of “living little” in an online world.

Samuel James hails from Wheaton, Illinois where he lives with his wife Emily and son Charlie. There he serves as an acquisitions editor for Crossway. Sam’s writing has been featured in First Things, The Gospel Coalition, National Review, Mere Orthodoxy, and Desiring God. You can connect with him on Twitter, @samueld_james.


Why Panic Won’t Save Us,” Samuel D. James

Things I Learned as a Pastor’s Kid,” Samuel D. James

The Beauty of a Little Life,” Samuel D. James

Is Reality Only for the Privileged?,” Samuel D. James

Why Facebook Failed,” Samuel D. James

The Outer Ring,” Samuel D. James

To survive our high-speed society, cultivate ‘temporal bandwidth’,” Alan Jacobs

Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis

Grace: So Much More Than You Know and So Much Better Than You Think, Brad J. Gray


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Intro music: “West Coast” by Ryan Little, licensed under CC BY 4.0.