Our Homemaker, who art in heaven

Monday, October 16, 2017

Keeping Place: Reflections on the meaning of home Jen Pollock Michel IVP Review by Kevin Koop What is the subject? Jen Pollock Michel’s recent book, Keeping Place is…

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Pastor encourages rural church leaders

Monday, October 9, 2017

Title: God’s Country: Faith, Hope, and the Future of the Rural Church
Author: Brad Roth
Rural church life and ministry.

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Lean in to religious paradox

Monday, October 2, 2017

Paradoxology: Why Christianity was Never Meant to be Simple Krish Kandiah IVP What is the subject? In Paradoxology, Kandiah explores paradoxes that trouble and baffle us as Christians….

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Historical story speaks to today

Monday, September 18, 2017

Other Side of the River: A story of love and faith under great tribulation Janice L. Dick Helping Hands Press Review by Leonard Klassen What is the subject?…

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How to manage change

Monday, September 11, 2017

Changing course: Stories to navigate career and life transitions Shelaine Strom Reviewed by Greg Reed What is the book about? A practical guide offering strategies to those experiencing…

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Occupation as missional field

Monday, September 4, 2017

Teach from the Heart: Pedagogy as Spiritual Practice Jenell Paris Wipf and Stock Reviewed by Arisnel Mesidor What is the subject? Teach from the Heart is about teaching…

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“Concept album” book on worship

Monday, August 28, 2017

Grace Notes Kathleen Francis Review by Sarah Brown What is the subject? The book uses the concept of a grace note – an embellishment that is neither melody…

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Cultural identity and race relations

Monday, August 21, 2017

Title: White Awake: An Honest Look at What it Means to be White
Author: Daniel Hill

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Live out faith amid routine life

Monday, August 14, 2017

Title: Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life
Author: Tish Harrison Warren

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Contentious subject treated with grace

Monday, August 7, 2017

Title: Two Views on Homosexuality, the Bible, and the Church
By Preston Sprinkle (Editor), Stanley N. Gundry (Editor), William Loader (Contributor), Megan K. DeFranza (Contributor), Wesley Hill (Contributor), Stephen R. Holmes (Contributor)

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More balanced fellowship practices

Monday, July 31, 2017

Evangelical, Sacramental, and Pentecostal: Why the Church Should be all Three Gordon T. Smith InterVarsity Review by Cherie Bright What is the subject? Evangelical churches claim that the…

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The power of the gospel amid loss

Monday, July 24, 2017

Title: Second Forgetting: Remembering the Power of the Gospel during Alzheimer’s Disease
Author: Benjamin Mast

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Sunday: more than meets the eye

Monday, July 17, 2017

Title: A Brief History of Sunday: From the New Testament to the New Creation
Author: Justo L. Gonzalez

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Heartwarming children’s book addresses ableism

Monday, July 3, 2017

Title: Tomorrow When I’m Big
Authors: Dorothy Peters and Livia Wolfs

Tomorrow When I’m Big, exquisitely illustrated by Lynda Rogac, is a children’s book produced with the commendable goal of helping to raise funds to support Impact Ministries in their mission to support people with developmental disabilities in Guatemala.

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Good advice for the third ⅓

Thursday, June 29, 2017

An annotated bibliography Renowned Mennonite Brethren author Katie Funk Wiebe wrote six chapters and acted as editor of a notable compendium, Life after Fifty: A Positive Look at…

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