Worth Reading

What I recommend, sometimes what has been recommended to me, for the lifelong pursuit of wisdom

From The Heart Flows The Life

What we love matters. We do---by nature it seems and training--love some of the right things. But often in the wrong way, especially by excess. And very often, we love the wrong things. These generalizations about human nature are hard to...

A Severe Mercy

What is the book recommendation that will appeal immediately to the greatest number of potential readers? How about this: Once you begin reading this book, you will not be able to put it down. That was my experience, decades ago, with A...

Paul For Everyone by N.T.Wright

Getting the transformative power of the Scriptures into our lives depends in large measure in getting into them, listening to them when read and preached upon, studying them, calling them to mind, trusting their testimonies. Urging people...

About Church and The Younger Generations . . .

Sustainable Youth Ministry by Mark DeVries Growing Young by Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin For insights into youth ministry, Sustainable Youth Ministry is hard to beat. I reread it while reading for the first time, Growing...

Life Together

Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer “I recommend this work without reservation” is the cliché that begins or ends many book reviews. When it comes to Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together, it is an endorsement that, though postive and true...

The Practice of The Presence of God

"We ought not to be weary of doing little things for the love of God, who regards not the greatness of the work, but the love with which it is performed.” It's gems like this that have put The Practice of The Presence of God on the A-List...

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