Ryan J Pelton

Ryan J Pelton

Kansas City, MIssouri
Ryan J. Pelton is a writer, pastor, teacher and author of multiple books. He loves helping people tell a better story. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife and four children.
Jul
01
7 Things For the Maker Mind This Week

7 Things For the Maker Mind This Week

Today is my birthday, and it's Canada Day! What’s the connection? Nothing, but my Canadian wife likes to remind
2 min read
Jun
30
TPC #018: Jim Laughren on Fighting Wine Snobbery

TPC #018: Jim Laughren on Fighting Wine Snobbery

Jim Laughren loves wine. And has for a very long time. He is a former importer and distributor of fine
1 min read
Jun
21
Is Brian Wilson a Genius?

Is Brian Wilson a Genius?

The iconic artist and musician from Beach Boy fame Brian Wilson turned eighty. I’m astonished with the longevity of
4 min read
Jun
20
TPC #017: Dan Werb on the Power of Story

TPC #017: Dan Werb on the Power of Story

Dan Werb, PhD, is a writer and epidemiologist, with faculty positions in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public
1 min read
Jun
16
TPC #016: Emily English Medley

TPC #016: Emily English Medley

When Emily English Medley wrote her debut novel From the Moon I Watched Her, she knew it would push some
1 min read
Jun
16
Two Difficult Things

Two Difficult Things

Eugene Peterson in the introduction to 1st John from the Message Bible: “The two most difficult things to get straight
2 min read
Jun
02
On My Wedding Anniversary

On My Wedding Anniversary

ON LOVE ~ By Thomas Kempis Love is a mighty power, a great and complete good. Love alone lightens every burden,
1 min read
May
28
Liturgy for a Grieving Nation

Liturgy for a Grieving Nation

I’m not sure I have words to express my sadness over the massacres in Buffalo and Texas these last
4 min read
May
25
Essays on Guns

Essays on Guns

“The United States makes up 4.4 percent of the world’s population, but holds almost half of all civilian-owned
1 min read
May
25
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Today my children end a school year with popsicles and games Families in Buffalo and Texas prepare for a funeral
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