God’s Double Agent: A Sobering Story

Reading “God’s Double Agent” begs the question: what are we willing to do help those who are suffering, especially those in China? And what are we willing to lose to follow Jesus? [Read more…]

God’s Double Agent: A Q&A with Bob Fu

A new book by a former dissident and pastor of an illegal underground church in China, God’s Double Agent, tells the harrowing story of Bob Fu’s secret life and eventual escape to the U.S. as a refugee in 1997. The remarkable true story shines a bright light on the persecution Christians face in China, as [Read More…]

A “Better” Book Review

It’s this thing about favorite foods. If I say I love something, someone else will hate it so much they’d rather eat a bug (quite tasty in many cultures and high in protein). If I hate it, someone will think me a neo-Nazi for trashing their food. I’m the same way; people who eat liver [Read More…]

Something Better: A Q&A with Tim Chaddick

“Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” — Ecclesiastes 1:2 Reality LA church founder Tim Chaddick begins his first book, Better, with this quote on vanity from Ecclesiastes, followed by the sentence: “Life not working out the way I thought it would turned out to be the best thing that [Read More…]

Facing Fear with Faith: A Q&A with Dr. David Jeremiah

Best-selling author and founder of the popular Turning Point television/radio ministry David Jeremiah has just released a new book aimed straight at the heart: What Are You Afraid Of? Facing Down Your Fears With Faith. In the book, Dr. Jeremiah explores the top ten fears that are holding so many of us back from the life God [Read More…]

Surviving and Thriving in Marriage: A Q&A with Greg and Lisa Popcak

Popular author, marriage and family therapist and syndicated radio host Greg Popcak and his wife, Lisa (a family life coach and educator), have just released a new book for Catholic newlyweds called Just Married: The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Five Years of Marriage. The book combines decades of experience as counselors, [Read More…]

Grace Unplugged: A Review

I couldn’t help but think of Miley Cyrus and her own troubling journey of late as I read the new young adult novel Grace Unplugged, based on the upcoming movie by the same name. Written by Melody Carlson, Grace Unplugged tells the story of the talented and pretty 18-year-old Grace Trey, growing up in a conservative Christian [Read More…]