I went out to the place on our stone driveway where Miguel’s* heart stopped before he was revived. The indentation where he lay as Amanda...Read
A Tender Touch for Dirty Feet
As we observe Maundy Thursday and Jesus washing the feet of the disciples, Dr. Dan Allender recalls his own experience of feet-washing and what it revealed to him about the holiness of tender touch that is too much to bear.Read
Dr. Dan Allender writes about how a tender question from his granddaughter about his nose confronted him with his shame and memories of old wounds, prompting the question: Will I allow Jesus to see, touch, and bless my face?
Throughout the month of November, we invited you to join us as we engaged in a conversation regarding race and trauma. We knew that in...Read
Updated July 2020. A few years ago, Dan Allender began to more deeply reflect on the ways in which he has overlooked racial trauma in his...Read
#MeToo is a social media movement that cuts a small but significant hole in the dark façade of silence. Most social media protests fade like...Read
The Hidden Hope in Lament
This month on The Allender Center Podcast, we’re featuring a conversation between Dr. Dan Allender and Dr. Keith Anderson, President of The Seattle School, about...Read
Excerpt from Healing the Wounded Heart
This month we’re celebrating the release of Dr. Dan Allender’s new book, Healing the Wounded Heart, a 25-year retrospective of everything Dan has learned about...Read
Spotlight: Next Steps
Last weekend, the film Spotlight won the Oscar for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Earlier this year, we shared Dan Allender’s enthusiastic response to...