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 →

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 →

Book Report: Rhythms of Rest

Rhythms of Rest: Finding the Spirit of Sabbath in a Busy World by Shelly Miller "In a busy world that prescribes more—more exercise, more diets, more involvement in community, more engagement on social media, more ways to make money, more education, and more resources for ramping up productivity—a rhythm of daily silence and weekly Sabbath... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Start

Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, and Do Work That Matters by Jon Acuff Sometimes you need a friend whispering gentle encouragement into your fragile places. Jon is not that friend—he's more a passionate (and hilarious) personal trainer whose mission is to help you get the workout of your life ... and like... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Memory Making Mom

Memory Making Mom: Building Traditions that Breathe Life into Your Home by Jessica Smartt After a sobering family accident, mommy blogger Jessica resolved to be more intentional about making every moment count. This book is the resulting field manual for anyone who's in serious need of fun. (The appendix alone lists 200 ideas to get... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Fight Back with Joy

Fight Back with Joy: Celebrate More. Regret Less. Stare Down Your Greatest Fears. by Margaret Feinberg When an unexpected cancer diagnosis came knocking on Margaret's door, she was faced with a choice: which weapon should she choose for the battle ahead? The spunky writer armed herself with joy and began an epic brawl with the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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