Archives for January 2013

Love & Salt: A Q&A with Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith

In our hyper-digital age of shorter and shorter missives communicated through fewer and fewer strokes, a friendship sustained and deepened through long, handwritten letters is an extraordinary act of love and faith. Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship in Letters, is an achingly beautiful new book chronicling the friendship between two young Catholic women over [Read More…]

A Contagious Christ: A Review of Follow Me

One of the things I loved most about doing talk radio centered around two things involving my guests. First, I gave them lots of space; I worked in a format where I could give them at least a half hour (25 minutes in radio land) and often an hour for someone addressing a heavyweight topic. [Read More…]

What Does It Mean to Really Follow Jesus? A Video Q&A with David Platt

“I’m convinced that there are scores of people here and around the world who culturally identify themselves as Christians who are biblically not followers of Christ.” David Platt, pastor and author of the New York Times best-selling book Radical: Taking Your Faith Back from the American Dream, is at it again, delivering another hard message for [Read More…]

The Passionate Jesus: Read An Excerpt

By the Rev. Peter Wallace An Excerpt from The Passionate Jesus: What We Can Learn from Jesus about Love, Fear, Grief, Joy and Living Authentically (SkyLight Paths Publishing) One of my most beloved life rituals is to carve a few days out of my schedule and take off to St. Simons Island, Georgia, for a creative [Read More…]

Operation Screwtape: A Q&A with Author Andrew Farley

“Many of the enemy’s tactics involve tantalizing distractions that seem so “spiritual” but really get us off track. Operation Screwtape shows how not to be a sucker for his sales pitch.” Read an interview with author Andrew Farley. [Read more…]

Dealing with the Devil: A Review of Operation Screwtape

I’m a Sherlockian – hardcore. Not only do I love the stories but I set the bar high for books and films portraying him. Nobody does Sherlock on film like Jeremy Brett, nobody. Basil Rathbone was weaker than broth from a one-legged chicken. Christopher Plummer, so great in so many things, should have let Sherlock [Read More…]

Finding True Love: A Q&A with author Gary Thomas

What if being “in love” isn’t a good enough reason to get married? What if dating isn’t about finding “the one” but about serving the one who loves you most? These are the compelling questions popular author and speaker Gary Thomas sets out to explore in his new book The Sacred Search (now featured at [Read More…]