Gentle and Lowly

Gentle and Lowly

As Christ followers, we are called to live as children of light. Instead of engaging in darkness, our job is to expose it. Yet, sin crouches at the door of every Christian home. It stings and produces guilt in the lives of otherwise faithful Christ followers. For many, reoccurring sin can make questions arise about [...]

All Things New

All Things New

Periodically, I come across a breathtaking book — a book so powerful in its message, my heart is filled with an abnormal amount of hope. Such books make me want to live a better story. I have never read John Eldredge before. I recall his books being fairly popular some years back. A few of [...]

On Death

On Death

According to Timothy Keller, death is the great interruption, schism, insult, and enemy. No one can avoid it. Death will claim us all. In his little book called On Death, Keller provides a helpful look at death and the fear associated with it. Furthermore, he explains why Christians should be people who grieve deeply while [...]

Even in Our Darkness

Even in Our Darkness

Jack Deere has written a memoir about the Christian life that is both disturbing and beautiful. It is disturbing because of the vivid details it provides about the pain and tragedy experienced by Jack and his family. Everything from suicide and alcoholism to sexual assault and drug abuse are covered in its pages. The book [...]

Humilitas

Humilitas

Humble people are a rarity. C. S. Lewis claimed that if we were to meet a truly humble person we'd likely not know it but merely notice the cheerfulness with which they lived. I don't think it's a stretch to say that most people in our world today admire humility. I certainly do. Why is [...]