Blessed Mourning: Reflections on ALOOF, Chapter 10

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[This post is part of a discussion on the new book Aloof: Figuring Out Life with a God Who Hides by Tony Kriz at the Patheos Book Club here.] Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. – Jesus, Matthew 5:4 I hate death. Death of a dream, death of a project, but most of [Read More...]

Figuring Out Life with a God Who Hides: A Review of Tony Kriz’s “Aloof”

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In our hiking adventures, my wife and I have seen a number of different animals in the wild – sometimes from uncomfortably short distances. One day we saw a cougar thirty feet or so away (from inside a car). Normally most of us would never spot one in the wild and you don’t really want [Read More...]

Does It Really Matter What I Believe About God? A Q&A with David Maxfield

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This month in the Patheos Book Club Does It Really Matter What I Believe About God? By David H. Maxfield Author Q&A What inspired you to write this book? Throughout history, people have asked themselves: Does God exist? If so, what is God like? Is there more than one God? What do I want from [Read More...]

Heaven’s Muscle: A Q&A with Author Bren Hughes

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“My mission is to encourage people to love in spite of their pain, to sense the closeness of God despite their doubts, and to glimpse their full potential in Christ. I do this by offering myself as a faithful conduit — a conduit of love flowing from the heart of God and of wisdom flowing [Read More...]

Teach Us to Want: A Q&A with Author Jen Pollock Michel

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In her new book, Teach Us To Want, Jen Pollock Michel guides us on a journey of understanding who we are when we want, and reintroduces us to a God who gives us the desires of our hearts. Pollock Michel is a regular contributor for Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics and writes for Today in the Word, [Read More...]

Lunching with C. S. Lewis: A Q&A with Alister McGrath

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Prolific author and scholar Alister McGrath talks about his new book If I Had Lunch with C. S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C. S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life for the Patheos Book Club.  Why another book on Lewis? The 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis led to a surge of books [Read More...]

Welcoming the Presence: A Review of John Geiger’s “The Angel Effect”

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Book Review The Angel Effect  by John Geiger I have always loved stories of angels, most of them in my reading shaped by accounts from scripture. John Geiger’s gathering of actual “sensed presence” encounters from people around the world, from many spiritual traditions and from those without such a tradition, is a remarkable collection of [Read More...]


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