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Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien was born in Freehold, NJ, and lives on a homestead with his wife and nine children in rural Soldiers Grove, WI. He is managing editor of Adoremus Bulletin, a short-story editor for Tuscany Press, Wellesley, Mass., and poetry editor and staff writer (Set 'Em Up Joe and Sheep and Goats) for the San Diego Reader, where his poetry has been published in the past. His poems also have appeared in the Kickapoo Free Press, Dappled Things, America, and Chronicles.

Articles by Joseph O'Brien

At the border between Hungary and Serbia, in a field with thousands of refugees

Calvary San Diego Contact: 1771 East Palomar St., Chula Vista 619-421-1100 www.calvarysd.com Membership: 500 Pastor: Phil Metzger Age: 47 Born: Newport Beach Formation: Columbia University, NY; Golgota Teológiai Főiskola, Vajta, Hungary; Western Seminary, Portland, OR; ...

October 15, 2021
Crossing Church: guided by pastors and parents

Crossing Church Contact: 1001 Country Club Lane, Escondido 760-752-7895 www.crossingchurch.com Membership: 175 Pastor: Billy Phipps (wife Annie Phipps, Co-Pastor) Age: 53 Born: Anaheim Formation: SoCal Network-Assemblies of God, Irvine; Global University, Springfield, MO Years Ordained: ...

October 1, 2021
Transforming life with The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul

El Cajon Boulevard Church of Christ Contact: 2528 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego 619-299-6812 www.ecbchurchofchrist.org Membership: 60 Neighborhood: University Heights Pastor: John Manor Age: 53 Born: Monterey Formation: San Diego State University; Church of Christ ...

September 17, 2021
September 11, 2001

Manhattan On a bad day you can’t see anything Beyond the Hudson and Jersey side of things: The grey arroyos of steel, concrete, and glass Seem brittle as paper houses in Japan. On a good ...

September 10, 2021
Is your God framed by Fyodor Dostoevsky or C.S. Lewis?

Faith Presbyterian Church Contact: 5075 Campanile Drive, San Diego; 619-582-8480 www.faithchurchsandiego.org Membership: 175 Neighborhood: College Area Pastor: Sam Codington Age: 34 Born: Clinton, SC Formation: University of South Carolina; Columbia International University, Columbia, SC; Fuller ...

September 3, 2021
The inspiration of St. John Vianney at Church of the Resurrection Parish

Church of the Resurrection Parish Contact: 1445 Conway Drive, Escondido 760-747-2322 www.resurrectionchurch.org Membership: 3,000+ families Neighborhood: North County Pastor: Father Eduardo Bernardino Age: 60 Born: Bulacan Province, Philippines Formation: Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila; Our ...

August 20, 2021
Trinity Fellowship: making the invisible God visible

Trinity Fellowship Church Contact: 4110 Palm Ave., San Diego 619-690-5286 www.trinityfellowshipcrc.com Membership: 30 Neighborhood: South Bay Pastor: Patrick Guarracino Age: 60 Born: North Bergen, NJ Formation: Rutgers University, Newark; Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. Years Ordained: ...

August 6, 2021
Temple Emanu-El: a wonderful encounter with a homeless man

Temple Emanu-El Contact: 6299 Capri Drive, San Diego 619-286-2555 www.teesd.org Membership: 475 Rabbi: Devorah Marcus Age: 44 Born: Los Angeles Formation: Bradley University, Peoria, IL; Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles. Years Ordained: ...

July 23, 2021
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran: “Extending God’s welcome to all we meet along the way.”

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Contact: 10842 Fury Lane, La Mesa 619-670-7656 www.svlc.org Membership: 200 Pastor: Marcus Lohrmann Age: 33 Born: Walla Walla, WA Formation: Valparaiso University, IN; University of Chicago Divinity School; Lutheran ...

July 9, 2021
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