Category: Reading

  • The End of Me

    “Finish the sentence, “Jesus became real when….” Often our walk with the Lord is relegated to an afterthought when life is good. It takes a tragedy, a bad medical prognosis, or news of an impending crisis to force us to our knees. It is precisely during those times when Jesus becomes a more realized presence […]

  • Top Books in 2015

    I review a lot of books on this blog and many others influence the posts I write. In fact, my best books of the year are always some of the most read posts. Just in time for the holidays and those needing gift ideas, I will give you my… Top Books in 2015 which I have […]

  • It’s Not What You Think – Jefferson Bethke

    I had read and enjoyed Jefferson Bethke’s book [amazon_link id=”B00C4ZCZFM” target=”_blank” ]Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough[/amazon_link]. When I was given a chance to review his new book, [amazon_link id=”B00WDJSWVK” target=”_blank” ]It’s Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is About So Much More […]

  • Dark Night of the Soul

    Most of us are familiar with this term. Many have experienced a true, dark night of the soul. All of us can relate to times when our journey was at least a “dim night of the soul.” The phrase originated with St. John of the Cross who contemplated this from prison. He spoke of “how […]

  • Soul Keeping

    “Hurry is the great enemy of the spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” These were the words given to John Ortberg by Dallas Willard. They were the foundation on which Ortberg launched into a journey to discover a healthy soul life. [amazon_link id=”B00GRZDCAW” target=”_blank” ]Soul Keeping: Caring For […]