Archives for August 2012

A Pastor’s Journey Through Sex Addiction: A Q&A with T.C. Ryan

In Ashamed No More, former pastor T.C. Ryan shares his personal story of struggling with sex addiction for more than forty years, illustrating not only the facts about sex addiction but also what is necessary for recovery. Pastors and church leaders are not immune to sexual addiction, and those in ministry who want to know [Read More…]

Re-Thinking the American Dream: A Book Review

At first blush, Frank A. Thomas’s new book, American Dream 2.0: A Christian Way Out of the Great Recession, is reminiscent of an article I wrote nearly two decades ago.  Writing for Religion News Service (RNS) in 1996, I was reflecting on the recession of the early 1990s and its effect on my family.  In [Read More…]

American Dream 2.0: An Interview with Frank A. Thomas

This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re talking about  the new book American Dream 2.0: A Christian Way Out of the Great Recession, by author and pastor Frank A. Thomas.  In the book, Dr. Thomas argues that we need a new American Dream, one that aligns with Jesus’ vision of the Kingdom of God [Read More…]

inSignificant: A Book Review

In the new book, inSignificant, Chris Travis describes what a failure he came to be and claims it was the most significant time in his life, a time he wouldn’t have missed for anything. [Read more…]


So here’s the question: What’s stopping you from doing the most important thing you’ll do today? [Read more…]

Liberty for All: John Mark Reynolds on Os Guinness

By John Mark Reynolds A fat nation consumes fattening food to protest libertine sexual morality while libertines bluster about forcing private business to their views. If you don’t get this, then read Os Guinness’ new book A Free People’s Suicide. He is persuasive in his argument that the American Republic faces a crisis that could [Read More…]