“The Shack” Author, Wm Paul Young, in Chicago Tuesday Nov 27

  The story is so well known… a small book of 15 copies printed at Kinkos by Paul Young for his family at Christmas, turned into The Shack, selling 18 million copies and counting. Now Paul Young is at it again in his new novel Cross Roads, except this time with slightly larger projections for [Read More...]

A Great Book That Just Released

I had the opportunity to read consultant Charles Lee’s new book, Good Idea. Now What?, in advance of its release. It’s amazing; and it released yesterday so I thought I’d write a little something about it. Here’s the promo video: Good Idea. Now What? Book Promo from Ideation on Vimeo. I believe that ideas are a [Read More...]

Top 20 Books of 2011

As I have done each of the past few years (2009 and 2010), here is my list of the best books I read this calendar year. My only qualification for this list is that I had to complete the entire book somewhere between January 1 and December 31, 2011. The book didn’t have to be published in [Read More...]

Part 8: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: Shane Claiborne once asked, What if Jesus meant everything he said? You bring more depth to that question [Read More...]

Part 7: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: On page 93 you said “Enemies can be loved easier than conquered.” Wow! So profound and so relevant [Read More...]

Part 6: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: You devote a whole chapter to wisdom, and say the most important posture for one who wants to be [Read More...]

Part 5: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: I thought your short chapter titled Peace.Life was very direct. Let me summarize some of your thoughts… Jesus’ [Read More...]

Part 4: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: I loved this: “Often you can learn what a person is for by listening to what they are against. [Read More...]

Part 3: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: A very interesting section of your book was when you talk about the 613 laws of the Torah [Read More...]

Part 2: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

We are continuing the Q&A between myself and prolific theologian, author, professor and blogger, Scot McKnight, about his new book, One.Life. You can check out a number of his award winning books and blog here. Andrew’s Question: In the chapter Kingdom.Life you talk about Jesus’ understanding of kingdom (God’s dream for this world come true) [Read More...]

Part 1: Q&A with theologian and professor Scot McKnight about his new book, One.Life

I love Scot McKnight. I love his balanced thoughts, writing and his ability to communicate what many need to hear – but not necessarily want to hear. He’s the real deal … not just in his academic work but also as a person and friend. I read Scot’s new book, One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow, [Read More...]

Book Review: Unprotected Texts

The following is a book review by Nathan Albert, our Director of Pastoral Care, for the book Unprotected Texts by Jennifer Knust. Her publisher HarperOne sent us this book to review on the blog. You can buy the book here. I think you should read Unprotected Texts: The Bible’s Surprising Contradictions about Sex and Desire.  Provocative [Read More...]

Part 5: Sacred Unions by Dan Brennan

This is the final post in a series written by author Dan Brennan (you can buy his book here) on sacred unions and friendship.  Here is Part 1 Here is Part 2 Here is Part 3 Here is Part 4 Part 5: “3. Sacred unions invites us to a spirituality of deep oneness in marriage [Read More...]

Part 4: Sacred Unions by Dan Brennan

This is a series written by author Dan Brennan (you can buy his book here) on sacred unions and friendship.  Here is Part 1 Here is Part 2 Here is Part 3 Part 4: “Secular author Lisa Gee believes “a soul-mate doesn’t have to be a sex-mate.” For the Christian this statement takes us right [Read More...]


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