Sentences Change Lives

John Piper once wrote, "Books don't change people; paragraphs do, sometimes even sentences." Think about your Mount Rushmore of books. A book often makes my favorites list by bringing me face-to-face with a profound statement that peels back the layers of falsehood and gives me a glimpse of truth. Or maybe, it is a scene … Continue reading Sentences Change Lives

Charles Spurgeon on Contemplating God

Giving our attention to the contemplation of God can sound boring. In an age when our minds are constantly bombarded with information and our attention spans are growing shorter, slowing down to give deep, intentional thought to theology can seem incomprehensible, impractical even with all of the practical problems that we face each day. On … Continue reading Charles Spurgeon on Contemplating God

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

A Letter to My People (Millennial Christians)

Dear Christian Millennial, I am writing to you about a recent study published about us that reports almost half of practicing Christians in our age range say that it is wrong to evangelize. We have a growing notion that it is inappropriate to tell someone that their deeply held belief or worldview is incorrect. I … Continue reading A Letter to My People (Millennial Christians)

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