Genuine Community (book review)

https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08XNDYPSJ&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_QK7CHTNFF7MHSX70XMMN One thing the last year and a half and counting has shed light on is our anemic view of community, specifically the church. It revealed how many were satisfied by a good conversation or time of prayer in the halls or in a class. Or just chatter after service with those around them or … Continue reading Genuine Community (book review)

Daybook (disclaimer: been awhile edition)

Out my Window: overcast rainy off and on, humid Enjoying: break from writing papers, reading my friend's Daybook, waterfalls, watching 3 crazy zucchini plants that I did not plant grow wild in my non-tended to garden, visits with good friends Listening to/Watching: Finished listening and watching lessons on Acute Stress, Grief, and Trauma and Theories of Counseling now … Continue reading Daybook (disclaimer: been awhile edition)

The Other Half of Church (Book Review)

https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B085FRH7LP&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_8CJXC8B2WG3Z7771X6ZT I am fascinated by all things related to the brain and learning. I also love theology. So when I had a chance to review The Other Half of Church: Christian Community, Brain Science, and Overcoming Spiritual Stagnation by Jim Wilder and Michel Hendricks from Moody Publishing, I jumped at the chance. This was a … Continue reading The Other Half of Church (Book Review)

Freedom Starts Today (Book Review)

https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08CJ7WNS7&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_D5bcGbS3HE8CQ "A lifetime of freedom is made up of single days." John Elmore's premise for this 90 day devotional for overcoming addiction reminds me of Jesus' words in Matthew 6:34 "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Today has enough trouble of its own." Addiction can be an overwhelming mountain … Continue reading Freedom Starts Today (Book Review)