Forming Intentional Disciples


When I started reading this book as part of a summer-long study, I knew it would be a good read and I thought it would be worth the time I was investing in it. It was way more than worth it. It was transformative. There’s something in the air right now, and Forming Intentional Disciples [Read More...]

Breaking Through: Catholic Women Speak for Themselves


I remember when everyone was talking about Breaking Through: Catholic Women Speak for Themselves, edited by Helen M. Alvaré (Our Sunday Visitor, 2012). Some reviewers I really respect had good things to say about it and I’ll be honest: I believed them. I just had no real desire to read it for myself. And then, then, I [Read More...]

Five Stones: Conquering Your Giants


You know what I love? That the Bible stories I’ve grown up with stand up to the test of time and yield more than just the story itself. Take the story of David and Goliath, for example. In fact, that’s just what the new book Five Stones: Conquering Your Giants, by Shane Stanford and Brad Martin, [Read More...]