A Double Shot of Hope

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. (1 Corinthians 13:13) If you glanced through the Christian bestseller list for the past couple of years, I'd wager that you would find a mountain of books that discuss the love and faith mentioned in this verse. Less common … Continue reading A Double Shot of Hope

Book Review: Evangelism as Exiles

(This article was originally published at the blog of Reaching and Teaching International Ministries. You should check it out for helpful resources on evangelism and missions.) As Christianity in the West begins to lose some of its cultural influence, many Christians are wringing their hands in fear or anxiety. These are new waters for those … Continue reading Book Review: Evangelism as Exiles

Review of American Gospel

People typically either love or loathe documentaries. I like a good documentary, but I am usually skeptical of Christian documentaries. We do not have a great track record of producing films that are high-quality in form and content. For this reason, I would not normally pay to rent a documentary named American Gospel, but I … Continue reading Review of American Gospel

Educated: A Memoir

Educated: A Memoir found its way onto numerous "Best Books of 2018" lists. It is the story of Tara Westover, a young woman who grew up in a survivalist Mormon family in Idaho. Tara's parents tried to live self-sufficiently because of their fear of governmental interference. Gene and Faye, the pseudonyms used for the Westover … Continue reading Educated: A Memoir

Book Recommendation: The Valley of Vision

A vibrant prayer life is essential to the spiritual health. It is the way we commune with our loving Father and a means by which He pours His grace into our lives. While virtually all Christians would confess the importance of prayer, many of the same ones struggle to maintain a consistent prayer life. "Pray … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Valley of Vision

Book Review: The Little Way of Ruthie Leming

For the vast majority of my life I have lived in a small town in southern Mississippi. It's the kind of place where you know half of the people every time you go to Wal-Mart, and it's the kind of place where last names matter. That's why I was drawn to read The Little Way … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Way of Ruthie Leming

Notable Best Books Lists

This time of year has a lot to offer for people of all sorts.  For kids, it's time to enjoy all of those cool Christmas gifts they received.  For food lovers, this is a time of parties galore, which means massive amounts of tasty treats.  For book nerds, the end of the year brings a … Continue reading Notable Best Books Lists