Runaway Radical: A Groundbreaking Expose of Systematic Abuse

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By Kevin C. Neece In Runaway Radical, Amy Hollingsworth continues to do what she does best: weave a deeply personal story with the larger narrative of the love of God and his presence in human lives. And, in his revealing debut, her son Jonathan shows himself to share his mother’s ability to distill the mysteries [Read More...]

When Missions Fail: A Q&A with ‘Runaway Radical’ authors Amy and Jonathan Hollingsworth

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“So many of the books out today beckoning young Christians to answer radical calls to obedience are totally unrealistic. They tell these extraordinary, one-in-a-million success stories in a way that suggests anyone can do it. But what these authors fail to mention, however, is that their results aren’t typical.” – Jonathan Hollingsworth, co-author, Runaway Radical The [Read More...]

Runaway Radical: On Spiritual Abuse and Telling the Truth

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“We’re often told there’s some sort of vending machine equation to Christianity. Insert the currency of sacrifice and you will be rewarded with miracles, success, fame, etc. The more you give, the more you will be blessed. But what about when that doesn’t happen?” By Nicole Tera I didn’t think writing a simple book review would [Read More...]

Maximus: A Q&A with Richard L. Black

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This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the new book Maximus, by Richard L. Black. The fictional account of Roman General Maximus’ undercover investigation and encounter of Jesus is part mystery and part detective story, and an innovative rendering of the story of Christ through the eyes of an outsider. We talked with author [Read More...]

Gifts of the Visitation: A Q&A with Catholic Convert Denise Bossert       

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“As Evangelical Protestants, we rarely spoke of Mary, and we avoided the story of the Visitation completely. And yet, Mary is the perfect model of evangelization. She shared Jesus Christ first, and she shared Him fully. Everything we need to know about sharing Christ is embedded in Mary’s story.” — Denise Bossert, Catholic author and [Read More...]

Are Adam and Eve For Real? A Q&A with Author John Walton

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“We too easily believe that the world of biblical interpretation is a black and white world—that whatever view we have adopted is right and everyone else is wrong. Such a view is too facile. In many cases we do our best to be faithful interpreters, but the Bible just doesn’t offer enough information to give [Read More...]

St. Patrick, AA, and Vulnerable Faith: A Q&A with Jamie Arpin-Ricci

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“Who willingly exposes their weaknesses? Yet that is exactly that path Jesus calls us to tread, and for good reason: There is more hope in honest brokenness than in the pretense of false wholeness. – Jamie Arpin-Ricci, author, Vulnerable Faith This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring a new book by inner city pastor [Read More...]


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