L. Roger Owens
Roger’s latest book is What We Need Is Here: Practicing the Heart of Christian Spirituality. In addition to this book, he is the author of 4 other books: Wendell Berry and Religion: Heaven’s Earthly Life, The Shape of Participation: A Theology of Church Practices, Abba, Give Me a Word: The Path of Spiritual Direction, and Pastoral Work: Engagements with the Vision of Eugene Peterson.
Before he entered teaching, Roger served as a co-pastor with his wife, Ginger Thomas, for eight years. He was also a preaching pastor at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, Durham, North Carolina, for five years.
Roger and Ginger have three children—Simeon, Silas, and Mary Clare.