Vocal Proponent of Shallow, Nominally Christian Films Calls For Higher Standards For Film

"It's time to end the compromise and raise our standards for the film industry," father of twelve posted to his Facebook wall last Saturday. "Start saying "no" to the secular Hollywood industry and put your money behind shallow Christian films that reinforce the traditional stereotypes that real Christians everywhere fight against in real-life relationships with … Continue reading Vocal Proponent of Shallow, Nominally Christian Films Calls For Higher Standards For Film

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To Imitate the Strains I Love

THE REDBREAST AND THE SPARROW As a Redbreast was singing on a tree by the side of a rural cottage, a Sparrow, perched upon the thatch, took occasion thus to reprimand him: “And dost thou,” said he, “with thy dull autumnal note, presume to emulate the birds of spring? Can thy weak warblings pretend to … Continue reading To Imitate the Strains I Love

Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)

#14. Family Man Andrew Peterson "The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps." --Proverbs 16:9 God often blesses us with things we never wanted and then changes our hearts to never want it any other way. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)

Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

#10. PLANTING TREES Andrew Peterson “I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” --Gandalf the Gray in The Hobbit Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

Songs of Asaph: World Traveler (Andrew Peterson)

#9. WORLD TRAVELER Andrew Peterson The greatest adventures are not out there but here at home, in the unexplored lands of human souls. http://youtu.be/187ck8_dwTE Read the Lyrics here: I grew up in a little town A southern mix of lost and found Where most folks seem to stick around But I could hear the highway … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: World Traveler (Andrew Peterson)

A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310321913/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0310321913&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 Even after over two years, I still don't know how to rate this book. There were things I loved about the book and there were things that really disturbed me about the book. Even the writing style has a love/hate relationship with me. Her quasi-poetic style is unique, fresh, contemplative and often leaves you … Continue reading A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”