If I ever put this much in a book, I would think it would be too much. Too much to keep track of, too many details to focus on (or not). But somehow, this book wasn't too much. It was just enough. I had high expectations when some of my favorite authors endorsed this book...had to check it out. I really enjoyed Strands of Truth; will you? This book review has been moved to The Cafe Scholar Blog. Click here to read the full post. ... Read More about Who will enjoy Strands of Truth?
Guest Post by Emily Darnell More than ever, our generation needs to remember some of the ‘ancient paths’ that bring sweet refreshment to our souls. Christian Meditation as a spiritual discipline is one such path. But how do we meditate as a Christian? Today's guest post by Emily Darnell walks us through the "what" and the "how" of Christian meditation. Christian Meditation is vastly different from wordly ideas of meditation or mindfulness. Without devoting too much time to what those ... Read More about How to Meditate as a Christian
First, just FYI, State of Lies is not an explicitly "Christian" book. I want to make that clear since most of the books I review are Christian books (and this is a Bible study blog, although I'll be moving the book reviews to a new site soon. More on that later. This review has been moved to The Cafe Scholar Blog. Click here to read the full post. ... Read More about What I Loved About State of Lies
It's almost a timeless tale. The immature city girl - usually the heiress who loses her money - has to get a job. Although, Meghan's story may have more in common with the basement-living-video-game-playing offspring that gets kicked out of the house. Except no basement. No video games. And technically she doesn't get kicked out. It's 1871, and Meghan is a young woman a year out of school. Her father is concerned at her childish behavior, concerned that she makes no attempt to learn to ... Read More about What Happens When an Immature City Girl Has to Get a Job?
It's a different thing, being a pastor's kid. My mom wasn't a PK - she was an MK, missionary kid. I wasn't either, but my parents were ministry directors at our church in various seasons. Everyone expects pastors to have it all together (and everyone sees when they don't!). But the thing is, pastors are normal people. They have normal, broken lives, just like everyone else. They can (and do!) make the same mistakes. They can have the same parenting problems. Sometimes, it can be worse, ... Read More about 2 Pastors’ Kids That Will Tug on Your Heart