"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
The Greek pronoun is plural: Do you not know that y'all are God's temple and that God's spirit dwells in y'all?
Loki could be me. Loki could be you. We want him to be redeemed because we see a reflection of ourselves in him.
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These are more and longer quotes than I typically post but they were too beautiful to abbreviate or reduce. A.S. Peterson's concluding sequel met and exceeded all of my expectations. The book will shatter your soul then gently, tenderly mend it together again. The motif of music is strong throughout the book and captures best … Continue reading A Quote Off My Shelf
"I know a man in Hell now." That's what the Preacher should have said if he were honest. But no one wanted an honest preacher today. Instead he talked of the good parts of the man's life, how generous, and kind and caring he was, and what a shame it was he died young--all the … Continue reading The Soul You Loved
With the holidays rolling around again, especially Thanksgiving, the topic of gratitude is a hot topic. My Facebook feed is already flooded by posts and book recommendations on gratitude. One book in particular took the market by storm three years ago and its author has continued to hold a steady and devout following ever since. … Continue reading Gratitude and Ann Voskamp
#13. The Queen of Iowa Andrew Peterson Made beautiful through suffering. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. http://youtu.be/o0SBamE107Y (Lyrics) I met the queen of Iowa She was dying on a couch in the suburbs And with all of the things … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: The Queen of Iowa (Andrew Peterson)
DANCING IN THE MINEFIELDS by Andrew Peterson Love is hard "but I believe that's what the promise is for". (One of the most beautiful songs on marriage I have heard.) Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. http://youtu.be/_Gs3fg_WsEg (Lyrics) I was … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Dancing in the Minefields (Andrew Peterson)
(No spoilers) I finished it. The last book in The Wingfeather Sagas series by Andrew Peterson. It--and the whole series--deserves a proper, lengthy, analysis of its rich themes and insights. But I can't do it. Not yet. Maybe never. It's been humorously said that books you like are easy to discuss sensibly but that books … Continue reading When I Just Can’t