Category Archives: Religion

Book Write-Up: All She Ever Wanted, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin.  All She Ever Wanted.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2005.  See here to buy the book. Why this book didn’t win a Christy Award, I have no idea!  It is my favorite Lynn Austin book that I have read … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Making of American Liberal Theology (1805-1900)

Gary Dorrien.  The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion (1805-1900).  Louisville, London: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.  See here to purchase the book. Gary Dorrien taught at Kalamazoo College when he wrote this book.  This book is the … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Loneliness (II Timothy 4:9-17)

At church last Sunday, the pastor preached about loneliness.  The pastor’s text was II Timothy 4:9-17.  The text, in the KJV, states: 9 Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: 10 For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, … Continue reading

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Derek Leman on the Resident Alien Disciples

Derek Leman was a Messianic rabbi, and I have been subscribing to his Daily D’var for years.  Now it is called the “Daily Portion.” In the February 12, 2017 Daily Portion, Derek was addressing Mark 6:6b-13.  The passage (in the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Liked, by Kari Kampakis

Kari Kampakis.  Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For?  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2016.  See here to buy the book. In Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For?, Kari Kampakis offers teenage girls advice in this social media age.  Among the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Coming Flood, by Jeremy Wells

Jeremy Wells.  The Coming Flood: A Call for the Endurance and Faith of the Saints.  LED Ministries, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. In The Coming Flood, Jeremy Wells argues against the pre-tribulational view of the rapture and offers … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Jesus Club, by Brian Barcelona

Brian Barcelona.  The Jesus Club: Incredible True Stories of How God Is Moving in Our High Schools.  Bloomington, Minnesota: Chosen Books, 2017.  See here to buy the book. According to the back cover of the book: “Brian Barcelona is the … Continue reading

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