Tag: eugene peterson

  • Top Books Read in 2017

    Below is a list of the top books I have read in 2017. I’d recommend these as gift ideas or for your own personal growth. [amazon_link id=”0801019257″ target=”_blank” ]Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church[/amazon_link] [amazon_image id=”0801019257″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young […]

  • 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 […]

  • Eat This Book

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    I’ve been reading Eugene Peterson’s Eat This Book recently. His analogy of us reading the Word of God was striking. I want to share it with you. “Years ago I owned a dog who had fondness for large bones…He gnawed on the bone, turned it over and around, licked it, worried it. Sometimes we could hear […]