My Top Ten for 2011

Each of us have our different tastes in music, books and movies, but most of us enjoy music and books and or movies.  I might read a book that I find particularly stirring or one that impacts me and my wife will think it’s just “okay.” So, your list might match mine or be completelyContinue reading “My Top Ten for 2011”

Bonhoeffer

Well, I finally finished reading Bonhoeffer. It is a long book, but it didn’t feel long. Eric Metaxas did a wonderful job of giving it flow and of course, Bonhoeffer’s life itself kept me turning the pages. I was equally enlightened and challenged in my faith and my call to interact with my world aroundContinue reading “Bonhoeffer”

Next Read – Bonhoeffer

Finally finished JESUS MANIFESTO and it was worth taking my time. So full of words that point the soul in the direction of Jesus Christ. As a worship leader, I long to point to Jesus week after week – more so now, after reading this book, than ever. Interesting that in this book were severalContinue reading “Next Read – Bonhoeffer”

Is Jesus Center?

I’ve really been enjoying this book over the last month. Some terrific theology can be found in this book which takes deliberate steps to restate Christ as the center of our faith. While reading this book, I have been very encouraged and affirmed, as I’m reminded of who I am “In Christ.” I remember beingContinue reading “Is Jesus Center?”

If the Hood fits!

A couple years ago I read the trilogy “King Raven” by Stephen R. Lawhead. I was expecting a simple retelling of the old Robin Hood stories told so many times by Disney and others. What I found instead was a great work of fiction and historical fantasy that made me wish I could be watchingContinue reading “If the Hood fits!”