Faithful Blogging Prompt #18


What is your favorite way to study the Bible?      I used to do my regular Bible reading with my Bible and the Believer’s Bible Commentary. I would read a chapter in the Bible, then read the same chapter in the commentary. Recently I started following Professor Horner’s Bible-Reading System, in which you read ten chapters […]

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Teaser Tuesday 8/23/11


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page •BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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The Constantine Codex by Paul L. Maier


     When a dig in Pella turns up less-than-stunning finds, Shannon Jennings Weber decides to visit the archives of a nearby church. She discovers brown leaves of parchment being used as a bookmark in Eusebius’ Historia Ekklesiastica. She brings the pages to her famous husband, Dr. Jonathan Weber, a professor at Harvard. What they discover is […]

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Song-lyrics Sunday 8/21/11


Going back to rock today. When I first started Song-lyric Sunday Eowyn’s new album was due to be released, but I only had a video trailor for the album with music pieces. Today I’m posting my favorite song from the album, called “Fail-safe.” Be sure to check out the two videos at the end. One […]

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The Great Mogul Diamond by G. P. Taylor


     In this third installment of The Dopple Ganger Chronicles Muzz Elliot, Sadie and Saskia’s adoptive mother, finds herself in the middle of a mystery when she finds a threatening note. The twins and their friend Erik Ganger are on the case again, trying to find out what Muzz Elliot is hiding from them. Their adventure leads them to France by […]

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Teaser Tuesday 8/16/11


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: •Grab your current read •Open to a random page •Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page •BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give […]

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Why Church Matters by Joshua Harris


     Joshua Harris wants you to “discover your place in the family of God.” Previously published as “Stop Dating the Church!” this book discusses why committing to a local church is important, giving Biblical scripture as support. He looks at the misconceptions people have about church and even discusses the idea of people having been “hurt” by […]

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Mugabe and the White African by Ben Freeth


    In Mugabe and the White African, Ben Freeth tells of the horrors endured in Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe throughout the years of his Land Seizure Programme. Freeth’s story, also the story of his in-laws and thousands of other white farmers, is a story of racism, greed, and undeniable evil. Freeth details what life […]

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Song-lyrics Sunday 8/14/11


This past month I found out that two of my favorite bands have decided to call it quits: The David Crowder Band and Revive…. it’s very sad for me as I will miss their music (and in the case of Revive, the many tales of automobile troubles), but I wish them all the best and pray […]

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With by Skye Jethani


     In With, Skye Jethani tries to show us that the best way for us to relate to God is to have a “Life with God.” He begins by explaining four common ways people tend to relate to God and how they come up short: Life under God – a focus on following rituals or […]

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Postponed: Mugabe and the White African


     I had originally posted that my review for Mugabe would be up the first week of August, but the books shipped late and I got word yesterday that the blog tour has been postponed until next week. So, I have finished reading the book, but my review will be held until then. I will […]

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Books, books, books…


     A book lover’s dream… I’m swimming in books! I just felt the need to share, because today I ordered 7 books for less than $25, including shipping. “Used” you ask? Nope! Brand new. Christian Book Distributors. That’s all I can say. So, what did I get?! Let’s take a look. Common Grace: Life and […]

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