Review of “White Flour” by David LaMotte and Jenn Hales

Most people know David as a singer, songwriter, peacemaker, activist and author. And over the past 15+ years, I am grateful to have come to call him a friend, but David’s real mark on my life is as the soundtrack that was played during the birth of all three of my daughters. As refrains of [Read More…]

Book Review: Making Paper Cranes by Mihee Kim-Kort

Making Paper Cranes Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology by Mihee Kim-Kort [Mihee on Twitter] Pre-order on Amazon First, Mihee is a friend and colleague. Second, I am in awe of my friend and colleague. When I review a book by a friend, I am always a little nervous. What if it isn’t very good? [Read More…]

Bruce’s 2012 Summer Reading List

If you’re anything like me, there’s a stack of books sitting in your home that, every time you walk past it, the bindings stare you down longingly pleading, “Read me. Please read me.” to which you reply, “Soon, books, soon . . . as soon as I have some free time.” Yeah riiiiiiiiiiiiiight. Unlike some [Read More…]

Ryan Kemp-Pappan: Five Graphic Novels Every Pastor Should Read

I love sharing my blogging space with an occasional guest bloggers. It is my intention help share some new/different voices with a larger audience Today’s post is from my friend, Ryan Kemp-Pappan. Ryan is a “LGBTQ Advocate. Minister. Recovering Addict. Friend. Son. Spiritual Director. Social Worker. Artist. Writer. LA Dodger fan. Taco Aficionado. Runner. Aspiring Vegan. Extrovert married [Read More…]

REVIEW: 25 Books Every Christian Should Read from Renovaré

This review originally appeared on www.reyes-chow.com. A Patheos.com Book Club selection, 25 Books Every Christian Should Read has me conflicted. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not going to lose much sleep over this, but I do think that this book raises significant questions about the nature and perception of American Christianity. In a nutshell, if you are one [Read More…]