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Book Report: Enjoy

Enjoy: Finding the Freedom to Delight Daily in God's Good Gifts by Trillia J. Newbell Relationships. Sex. Work. Rest. Money. Food. Nature. Art. Each intended to be a blessing from a good Father to a grateful heart with the goal of helping us enjoy Him more; each warped by sin but still carrying seeds of... Continue Reading →

Book Report: In All Things

In All Things: A Nine-Week Devotional Bible Study on Unshakeable Joy by Melissa B. Kruger Any extended focus on joy in Scripture will include Paul's letter to the church in Philippi. Thankfully, Melissa provides a handy guide for readers to practice the rhythms of observation, interpretation, and application as they work through the epistle. Wondering... Continue Reading →

Book Report: The Gospel Comes with a House Key

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World by Rosaria Butterfield Once upon a time, two believers invited a sinner over for a meal. That sinner eventually became a saint, pastor's wife, mama, home-opener, writer, and speaker. This is her story. Pull up a chair as Rosaria shares about... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Love Where You Live

Love Where You Live: How to Live Sent in the Place You Call Home by Shauna Pilgreen Shauna's family moved from the Midwest to plant a church in San Francisco in 2010, trading a life of comfort for a life of mission. Out of the brokenness and beauty she's encountered comes this interactive manual about... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Adorned

Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth For decades now, Nancy has provided biblical resources to help ladies mature in their faith. This phenomenal work on Titus 2 beckons women across generational lines into a flourishing dance with truth as they approach discipleship together. Wait—a whole book about one... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Refresh

Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands by Shona and David Murray Welcome to Refresh Gym, a process designed to move readers from chaos to calm. Years of experience as a pastor's wife and medical doctor uniquely qualify Shona to counsel women, and she does so with a beautiful Scottish lilt,... Continue Reading →

John 9 Wrap-Up

Grab the camera and lace up your walking shoes, friends; it's time to visit the Great Wall of China! Just as this breathtaking structure—which stretches over 13,000 miles!—creates a barrier between those on the inside and those on the outside, chapter 9 reveals a definite dividing line between those sympathetic to Jesus and those set... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Spiritual Disciplines Handbook

Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun A shepherd at heart, Adele lays a beautiful foundation for more than sixty spiritual disciplines. New believers and seasoned saints alike will benefit from these ways of "making space in your overwhelmed and preoccupied life for God to show up and master you." If... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Rhythms of Renewal

Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose by Rebekah Lyons In a world constantly bombarding us with competing messages to push everything aside for "me time" and to hustle harder, Rebekah's approach to self care is a breath of fresh air. She argues that there are four major... Continue Reading →

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