Book Report: Give Them Grace

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson "Although we're Christian parents, it doesn't necessarily follow that our parenting is essentially Christian. Frequently it's something else entirely." With these surprising words from the introduction, Elyse and Jessica—mother-daughter duo extraordinaire—will begin systematically dismantling everything you thought you... Continue Reading →

Book Report: The Discipline of Grace

The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges Oxymoron: a phrase comprised of a pair of words with conflicting meanings. Discipline? I'm your girl. Grace? One of my favorite concepts. But the two have always felt a bit like opposites; I never really understood that they regularly merge and dance together all along the road to... Continue Reading →

John 12 Wrap-Up

Welcome to the floating city! Venice boasts a bustling culture perched atop the water—and a thriving undercurrent outside every door. In John 12, the plot beneath the surface swells from several directions at once: the traitor, the crowds, the enemies, the seekers, the Father, and the Savior Himself. Between Mary anointing Jesus' feet, the triumphal... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Grace, Not Perfection

Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy by Emily Ley Have you ever taken on more than you could handle? Like, way more than you could handle? As a young working mom driven by perfectionism and productivity, Emily found herself hurtling full-throttle toward burnout. The concept of grace caught her at the last second. She... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Beholding and Becoming

Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship by Ruth Chou Simons For far too long, the gospel has been delivered in a distinctly utilitarian packaging. No aesthetics for us, thank you very much! We've decided that truth can't be beautiful—anything too slick or polished or pretty must be a counterfeit. But now coffee tables... Continue Reading →

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 →

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