The Challenge of Sharing the Bible With Children

Scripture instructs us in Psalm 127:3 that Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward for Him.” As parents, it is our obligation to teach our children to follow Christ and to call Him “Lord.” This is where books geared towards children can be a vital tool in this journey. Sheila Walsh’s [Read More…]

Finding Inspiration in “Where Angels Walk”

Whatever the current state of organized religion, most Americans still believe in angels—a full 72 percent, in fact, according to a 2016 Gallup poll. And it’s no wonder. Numerous are the tales of those who have been miraculously rescued from impossible situations, only to speak of mysterious strangers or indescribable beings afterward. These stories inspire [Read More…]

Paul for President?

By Brandon J. O’Brien and E. Randolph Richards. When news broke about an audio recording of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s “locker room” talk, my mind went to a strange place: the apostle Paul. Paul and Trump don’t share a lot in common on the surface. Paul was a Mediterranean Jew; Trump is a New York [Read More…]

Jewish-Christian Difference and Modern Jewish Identity

In his new book on Jewish identity, Shalom Goldman shows us that it’s not easy to become Jewish, even harder to try to leave, and, maybe most difficult of all, to remain Jewish in the face of changing beliefs. [Read more…]

The Soul-Making Room: A Conversation with Dee Dee Risher

“This is a book about becoming authentic, which I think is not possible to do before we experience failures. Most of us carry life-dreams—which may or (more frequently) may not be fulfilled, and certainly not in the ways we imagine. It’s a book better read when you’ve hit hard stuff. Maybe you got fired, or [Read More…]

Tony Evans on the Power of the Cross

“We need a right view of the cross. It is both a historical event that can take us to Heaven, and a current event that can bring Heaven to bear on Earth.” — Tony Evans, author, The Power of the Cross Just in time for Easter, popular author, radio host and pastor Tony Evans offers [Read More…]

Five Reasons There’s No Getting Past Religion

By David Dark Author, Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious Five Reasons There’s No Getting Past Religion 5. The universe is made of stories. So says the poet Muriel Rukeyser. One person’s guiding story might involve sprinkling water on babies while speaking particular words in the presence of others. Another’s could require an [Read More…]