Face to Face with Jesus: A Review

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Beyond inspiring individual Christians to rethink what it means to suffer for Christ or to be willing to give up everything for one’s faith, Habib’s story will also undoubtedly be of interest for evangelists to the Middle East. [Read more...]

How The West Really Lost God: A Review

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About halfway through grad school course work, I had a professor who asked each student in our class what we wanted to do with our lives once we’d earned our Ph.D.’s. His enthusiasm and encouragement for the future professors, administrators, community activists, and citizen-scholars in the group was ebullient. When I said I wanted to [Read More...]

Got Religion? A Book Review

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I am a millennial. Born in 1983, I fall smack dab in the middle of the 20-somethin’, 30-somethin’ generation that has been the source of a great deal of pearl-clutching by American religious leaders of late. The source of their concern—as Naomi Schaefer Riley addresses in her latest book Got Religion? How Churches, Mosques and Synagogues [Read More...]

Vinh Chung’s “Where the Wind Leads”: A Review

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The first time I was inspired to buy 317 million copies of a book and have them delivered to each doorstep in America was after discovering Randy Alcorn’s paradigm-shifting Safely Home back in 2012. I now have a second book to add to the list: Vinh Chung’s Where the Wind Leads. Seriously, this book will [Read More...]

In Praise of Slowness: A Q&A with Slow Church authors Chris Smith and John Pattison

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“By learning to live a slow, attentive life together in our churches, we give our neighbors and the world a tiny but irresistible taste of a life that is rich, vibrant and full of meaning. Isn’t that ultimately what everybody wants?” – Christopher Smith, author, Slow Church This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the [Read More...]

Where the Wind Leads: A Q&A with Vinh Chung

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As you can see in my family, the actions we take in this world can impact generations and perhaps an eternity. [Read more...]


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