The Common Good

James Johnson

Rev. James Johnson, affectionately known as the Whiskey Priest, is an ordained Presbyterian Minister, spiritual director, writer, and occasional speaker. Check out to find out more about his work and follow him on Twitter @awhiskeypriest.

Blog Posts by James Johnson

Posted by James Johnson 1 year 48 weeks ago
Go Here to read the second in this series, Competing for the Greater GoodPeru is a land of extremes, especially for a motorcycle pilgrimage. Our journey from Lima to the orphanage in...
Posted by James Johnson 1 year 49 weeks ago
Despite the spiritual strengthening afforded by my monastic experience, this first episode of the show gave me a clearer picture of my inner, ongoing conflict. And this is what I see: in the midst of...
Posted by James Johnson 1 year 51 weeks ago
During the shoot one of the crew members said to me, “I could never do what you guys are doing — leave the storytelling to someone else.”  I get that. I haven’t seen the show yet and, honestly,...