Daily Archives: July 31, 2008

More MacDonald on Witnessing

In George MacDonald’s The Baron’s Apprenticeship, Pastor Thomas Wingfold gives Barbara advice on how to witness to her friend, Richard: “Now, Miss Wylder, don’t try to convince the young man of anything by argument. If you succeeded, it would do … Continue reading

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George MacDonald on Witnessing, Atonement

I’m reading George MacDonald’s The Baron’s Apprenticeship (or There and Back, which was its original title). George MacDonald was a nineteenth century Scottish author, poet, and minister. He had a profound influence on J.R.R. Tolkein, Madeleine L’Engle, and C.S. Lewis. … Continue reading

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What’s Going On? 3

I’m watching The Dead Zone right now–the series with Anthony Michael Hall and David Ogden Stiers. At 10:00, I’ll be watching a movie with Elisabeth Shue. Shue plays a woman who goes crazy after she has her first child. Not … Continue reading

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