Boundless: What Global Expressions of Faith Teach Us About Following Jesus

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“We benefit so much from the unique perspectives of people from other cultures. I’ve thought of this process of learning from others as similar to the process of trying a new ethnic cuisine. It probably will taste strange at first. But if you are open to learn new flavors, you might find it enriches your life.” [Read More...]

Mothers and Daughters, and Faith

By Sarahbeth Caplin Now Featured in the Patheos Book Club Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian, Mother, Their Path to Peace I’ve read plenty of books about individual paths of spiritual discovery, but it is rare for me to come across a story like that of Patricia and Alana Raybon: a mother and daughter struggling to [Read More...]

Undivided: A Story of Love, Not Agreement

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By Holly Baer Patricia and Alana Raybon found themselves enraptured in the new American story: an interfaith family. Patricia, a devout Christian, struggles to accept her daughter’s chosen faith, Islam. Alana, a ten-year revert, wants her mother to accept her and her faith and respect her choices. Painfully honest and unafraid to address harsh subjects, [Read More...]

Design Your Own Pilgrimage: A Review of ‘The Soul of a Pilgrim’

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Book Review of The Soul of a Pilgrim Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club by Lisa Burgess Because I read a lot of books, I’m picky. My favorite kind? Books that inspire me to go and live, not just sit and read. The Soul of a Pilgrim is such a book. This latest by Christine Valters Paintner (an online [Read More...]

All Good Stories Begin with Questions: Why I Wrote The Master Yeshua

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“All good stories begin with questions.” — Joyce Luck, author, The Master Yeshua Many people have asked me why I chose to write The Master Yeshua. The life of Jesus has been told and retold so many times that there’s hardly anything new to say. Another friend, a Roman Catholic, even worries that the book’s [Read More...]

On Biblical Manhood: A Q&A with Author Carolyn Custis James

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“For me, writing this book has left me as disturbed about what is happening to men and boys today as I have ever been about women and girls. I hope anyone who reads this book will end up deeply concerned about the message the church is offering men and boys.” — Carolyn Custis James, author, [Read More...]

A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace: A Q&A with Patricia and Alana Raybon

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“After throwing Bible scriptures and Qur’an hadiths at each other, we finally both saw that debating and arguing wasn’t settling anything—instead, it was drawing us deeper into conflict.” — Patricia Raybon, mother “It took me a while to reach a place where I could stop being offended by her opposition to my faith, and try [Read More...]


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