Book review: How The Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns

 "The Bible says it, I believe it, and that settles it." This is a common trope heard in evangelical circles, but it's light years away from that simple, as Peter Enns explains in his new book, How the Bible Actually Works: In Which I Explain How An Ancient, Ambiguous, and Diverse Book Leads Us to … Continue reading Book review: How The Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns

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Book review: Faith For This Moment by Rick McKinley

In his new book Faith For This Moment, Portland pastor Rick McKinley asks, What does it mean to be the people of God now? Today, many Christians in America feel like exiles within their own country. Some yearn to return to the Christendom of an idealized past. Others seek to assimilate the values of our culture into the … Continue reading Book review: Faith For This Moment by Rick McKinley

Book Review: At Second Glance,’The Call’ by Os Guinness Gets a Hard No

The Call by Os Guinness was quite big when I was in college. First published in 1997, it was either required or recommended reading for students just a few years later, and it remains a treasured source of wisdom for those who ask these questions: Why am I here? What is God's call in my life? … Continue reading Book Review: At Second Glance,’The Call’ by Os Guinness Gets a Hard No

Book review: The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen by Lisa Gungor

In early 2015, our third son Henry was born. Shortly after his arrival, our midwife pick up a slight irregularity in his heartbeat, and after taking him to see a pediatrician and a specialist, it was determined that he would need to be admitted to hospital for a procedure to repair the issue. All this … Continue reading Book review: The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen by Lisa Gungor