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Book Report: Catching Fireflies

Catching Fireflies: Teaching Your Heart to See God's Light Everywhere by Patsy Clairmont "Let there be light" blazed forth as the first message from the Creator's lips, and humanity has been captivated by it ever since. Perhaps the most captivated is Patsy Clairmont, herself a small, sassy ball of light. So who better to write... Continue Reading →

Book Report: The Creative Family Manifesto

The Creative Family Manifesto: Encouraging Imagination and Nurturing Family Connections by Amanda Blake Soule If you've ever been around a family that simply oozes creativity, you know that the experience can be both inspiring and daunting. You'd love for a little of their magic to rub off on your own crew, but where would you... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Women of the Word

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds by Jen Wilkin Believers are caught up in a spiritual war, and malnourishment is one of the biggest issues among our ranks. While throngs of God's daughters rely exclusively on secondhand food to nourish their souls, Women of the... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Eat This Book

Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading by Eugene Peterson Eugene's life was shaped by a single driving passion: for over fifty years he was "vocationally involved in getting the Christian Scriptures into the minds and hearts, arms and legs, ears and mouths of men and women." Of course this pioneering... Continue Reading →

John 11 Wrap-Up

Next stop: Giza. When it comes to memorable tombs, these pyramids top the charts. We need to pause our globetrotting long enough to really appreciate such colossal monuments. Can you sense the weight of death's finality? Long-held wealth and power are buried forever. John 11 revolves around a famous grave—one that would quickly be robbed... Continue Reading →

Book Report: New Morning Mercies

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional by Paul David Tripp Of all the stunning realities of grace, one that constantly competes for first place is this—His mercies are new every morning. No matter how vast our failures, disappointments, or regrets of yesterday may feel, the Lord gifts us fresh gospel resources with each sunrise.... Continue Reading →

Book Report: The Gospel for Real Life

The Gospel for Real Life: Turn to the Liberating Power of the Cross... Every Day by Jerry Bridges "To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ." -Ephesians 3:8 Our culture loves a good rags to riches story—but what about those who... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Gospel Formed

Gospel Formed: Living a Grace-Addicted, Truth-Filled, Jesus-Exalting Life by J.A. Medders How would you define "gospel?" The term has enjoyed a resurgence in Christian culture over the last few years; everybody's talking about it. While this is an exciting trend, we can easily get muddled in Jesus jargon and miss the power clarity affords. What... Continue Reading →

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