I am all about growing in my faith and being challenged through new teachings, but after reading “One: The Gospel According to Mike” by Michael Williams, I was left with more of a concern for others reading it than I was questioning or growing in my own beliefs. The premise behind ONE, is that the … More Gospel According to Mike or Jesus?
In his new book, “God is a Gift: Learning to Live in Grace”, Pastor Doug Reed explains how God’s love is the greatest gift to the world. From that love, expressed most evidently in Christ’s life and mission, humanity is taught a new way to live. In the Christian’s restored relationship with God, comes the … More God is a Gift: Learning to Live in Grace
Though I am not involved with politics, several of my closest friends are. Many of those friends are also evangelicals and members of the “religious right”. With the reelection of President Obama this past November, I heard several of my conservative associates lament that America is no long a Christian nation. Remarks like “this election taught me … More New Evangelical Manifesto: A Kingdom Vision for the Common Good
The culture of the Western world has undoubtedly experienced, and is continuing to experience several major changes in philosophy, economics, science, and society. It is in the paradigm shifts of postmodernity, spike in secularization, and embrace of religious diversity that the Church in the West now exists. Though many books have been written over the … More Tectonic Transformation
It’s been said that justice is when we get what we deserve. Mercy is when we don’t get what we deserve. And grace is when we get what we don’t deserve. Best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado explains in his new book how Grace is “more than we deserve and greater than we imagine”. In … More Grace: More Than We Deserve Greater Than We Imagine
God is using the entire Sleeth family as a prophetic voice to call the Church back into right relationship with our Creator and His creation. From their teaching and resourcing ministry, Blessed Earth to all their incredible written content being published, the Sleeth’s beautifully reflect God’s inspiration and revelation on how the human life should … More The Human Need and Biblical Prescription for a Stop Day
Wow! What an inspiring book! Nick Vujicic is a living example of life without limits. He is a dynamic, speaker and writer. In his second book, “Unstoppable”, Nick addresses issues including personal and relationships crisis, career challenges, health and disability concerns, self-destructive thoughts, emotions, and addictions, bullying, persecution, and dealing with intolerance, as well as … More Your Character is formed by the Challenges You Overcome
I am a big history buff. And I love studying American wars. Not because they are glamorous or to glorify killing, but because of the way people believe in the idea or cause so much that it drives them to battle. As a student of leadership, analyzing the historical decision making process, strategic planning of … More Freedom for Life, Liberty and Happiness