Why Christian?

It’s all broken. This religion we have, this spirituality, this relationship. It’s a mess. It’s broken, shattered into a million pieces that we are scrambling to make sense of. It’s fractured by suffering, by doubt filled hope, by questions with no real answers. It’s broken by despicable actions of other people, people claiming to be […]

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The Furious Longing of God

There is nothing new in this book. If you’re looking from some new word, some fancy new idea, or a new angle you are looking in the wrong place. This book is not filled with new revelations. Instead, they are filled with fresh words about an old idea. There is one thing that Brennan Manning […]

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Man Enough- Book Review

I hate books for men. I never relate to them. They show me a version of masculinity (often called ‘biblical’) that is far removed from the reality of my life. I feel like men’s ministry’s in churches do this too. They focus on some cultural ideals of masculinity (often pitted against the feminine) and make […]

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Coming Clean- a Sort of Book Review

It’s not about booze. This book isn’t about an addict’s journey to get well. It’s not about a drunk getting dry. It’s not about alcohol at all. At best, gin, wine, and their kin become background players in this drama. This is a book about pain. This is a book about hurt. This is a […]

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