God’s Favorite Place on Earth

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Last week, if you had asked me, in all seriousness, where God’s favorite place was on earth—or if he even had one—I would have probably wrinkled my eyebrows and then defaulted into “Well, duh! Ohio!” as a non-answer. Because, really? A favorite place on earth? For God? Blame the Patheos Book Club (again!) for introducing me to [Read More...]

Imitating Mary

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Try to imagine for a second how today’s culture would respond to something like Mary’s yes to the angel Gabriel when he came to ask if Mary would bear the Son of God. Would Mary update her Facebook status? Would Gabriel be tweeting the play-by-play? Would the tabloids be filled with dramatic photos of Mary [Read More...]

Recent Reads: Young Adult & Middle Grade Fiction

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I’ve had a reading “crush” on YA fiction for quite some time. And given the number of young readers in my life, I have an interest in it on a lot of levels. In the last couple of months, I’ve read some books that bear mentioning here. These are all worthy of being read whether [Read More...]


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