Monthly Archives: February 2016

Book Write-Up: The Forgotten Recipe, by Amy Clipston

Amy Clipston.  The Forgotten Recipe: An Amish Heirloom Novel.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.  See here to buy the book. I read Amy Clipston’s A Simple Prayer in July (see my review here).  I liked it.  Although the story was not … Continue reading

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Frederiksen-Paul and Paganism

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I have interacted with theology as a preacher and someone involved in Christian thought, but I think more like a historian.  As I often say, theology makes my head hurt. So when I come to this…

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Never Again; Philo’s Ascetic Preference for Bread; Mentoring on Grocery-Shopping

I have three items for my write-up on this morning’s church service.  The first items two relate to things I have recently watched and read. A.  In the children’s part of the service, the pastor was continuing his series on … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on “Want” and “Ought”

Last week, my church’s Life Group had its last meeting, for the winter, that is. One of the leaders of the group was sharing why she is so involved in the church.  She said that she is giving back.  There … Continue reading

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Jennifer Garner Returns to Church After Doctor Confirms Healing of Annabel.

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Book Write-Up: Happy Church, by Tim McConnell

Tim McConnell.  Happy Church: Pursuing Radical Joy as the People of God.  Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2016.  See here to buy the book. Happy Church is about how God wants the church and the Christians in it to be happy.  … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Yes, Dear, There Really Is a Devil

Chris Rader and Johnnie Coley.  Yes, Dear, There Really Is a Devil.  Concept Sketch Design by Erin McKay.  Illustrations by Sonny Heston.  Cleburne, Texas: Hopkins Publishing, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Yes, Dear, There Really Is a Devil … Continue reading

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Glass-Steagall and Financial Mythology

Originally posted on International Liberty:
I try to avoid certain issues because they’re simply not that interesting. And I figure if they bore me – even though I’m a policy wonk, then they probably would be even more painful for…

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Book Review: The Branch Davidians of Waco

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Book Write-Up: Overcoming Abuse God’s Way

Janet Marie Napper and Brenda Branson.  Overcoming Abuse God’s Way: Rags to Riches.  Bloomington: WestBow Press, 2012.  See here to buy the book. This book is Janet Marie Napper’s testimony and reflections about her experiences with abuse, and how her … Continue reading

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