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What I considered a horrible idea turned into a moment of transformation.

Donald Miller will be speaking at the 2006 National Pastor's Convention, February 22-25, 2006 in San Diego, California, along with John Ortberg, Tony Campolo, Anne Graham Lotz, and more. Nurture your soul. Engage your mind. Meangingful conversation. For more information or to register, visit nationalpastorsconvention.com.

Don Miller was a student and campus ministry leader at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, a decidely secular and highly intellectual place that Princeton Review named "the college where students are most likely to ignore God." In his bookBlue Like Jazz(Nelson, 2003), Miller tells of an unlikely event that introduced him to the mysteries of spiritual transformation.

Each year at Reed they have a renaissance festival called Ren Fayre. They shut down the campus so students can party. Security keeps the authorities away, and everybody gets pretty drunk and high, and some people get naked. The school brings in White Bird, a medical unit that specializes in treating bad drug trips. ...

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