God’s Favorite Place on Earth


The point of “God’s Favorite Place on Earth” lies in Frank Viola’s premise that the heart (core) of every Christian should be a place where Jesus knows He has intimacy, joy and sabbath; he writes because many do not, maybe they are unaware or are playing shallow for many reasons. [Read more...]

More or Less: Taking Stock of our Stuff


Author Jeff Shinabarger wouldn’t care if we got so enamored with doing the things here that we never took the time to finish his book. Much of Christianity involves doing; merely believing falls short. “Be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving ourselves.” (James 1:22) [Read more...]

Does God Want to Heal Everyone?


Author Chad Norris and I would agree that the lovers of Jesus need to keep on asking Him to throw His fastball. His love will sort the rest out. [Read more...]

Getting Real with God Down Deep

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What happens when, as Christians, our lives take serious hits? I mean “four torpedoes at the waterline” kind of hit. [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...]

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...]

Living the Good Life Now: A Review of Heaven on Earth


In a Peanuts cartoon, Violet turns to Linus and says, “You know what’s funny? Paintings of Adam and Eve where they both have belly buttons. Think about that; take as much time as you need.” If we take the Bible seriously (read; think about it to any degree), it can really mess with our head. [Read More...]