Author Archives: John Henson

About John Henson

I am Pastor of Church for the Highlands, an urban church plant affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, started in the Highland neighborhood of Shreveport, LA. I am also Chaplain of Volunteers of America of North Louisiana. I am husband to Jinny and father to a middle-schooler named Jack. Most of my time is taken up with starting a church, but I love running, a good cigar, and reading what mystics have lived and written.

I Have Moved

Please note that I have started a new WordPress blog.  I needed to put both of my blogs together to preserve my sanity: Click on my new address is Thanks for following my posts! Advertisements

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Why It’s Good to Read Fiction

If you ever needed an excuse to enjoy a good book (or ebook!), the latest study on reading provides it:  It is good for your brain.  We love stories, enjoying the narrative of created places and events.  Most of our … Continue reading

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E-book or Pulp? Hard to decide.

Electronic books or real pulp?  I have gone back and forth on this subject.  I was a Kindle early adopter, loving the freedom of buying and carrying books without any great effort.  It also solved my bookshelf problem.  After a … Continue reading

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Feeling Overloaded?

I’m a GTD (Getting Things Done) geek and think David Allen’s approach to the stuff of our lives is the best.  There are plenty of things I don’t get done in a given day, but at least I know what … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s “Breastplate” Prayer

St. Patrick’s “Breastplate” Prayer (Click Here).

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Intricate Pulpits: Photos

These pulpits are fascinating.  I’m getting a few ideas . . . Dark Roasted Blend: Intricate Pulpits: Stunning Examples of Religious Art.

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Haiku Thursday

  Sounds of the birds A whole different world heard Masters of mocking ———— A pile of things Like someone lives outside One more eviction ————- Baked cod sandwich Line full of lenten people Lunch at Wendy’s

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