The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by John Piper

This small book has a great goal: to keep you focused on Christ during Advent. Those days leading up to Christmas have become hectic, filled with shopping, cooking, and preparations to celebrate. But what are we celebrating? Here, John Piper provides short devotional readings, from December 1 through Christmas Day, to remind us of the true […]

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Friday Finds 1/11/13

Friday Finds is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just share the new-to-you books you found during the week — books you either want to add to your TBR (to be read) list, or that you just heard about that sounded interesting. If you’ve discovered them this week, share them […]

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The Sanctuary by Ted Dekker

     Ex-priest Danny Hansen is serving time in prison after being sentenced to fifty years for the murder of two men. His love for Renee Gilmore and finding peace with God led him to confess and take a vow of non-violence. That new vow is tested when Renee receives threats against Danny’s life. The new, experimental prison […]

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Eusebius: The Church History by Paul L. Maier

     Eusebius served as the Bishop of Caesarea. He has been called the “Father of Church History.” His ten books of Church History are some of the earliest surviving documents of the history of the Christian Church, with Eusebius often providing eyewitness accounts. His work also served in keeping the words of other great historians […]

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Mugabe and the White African: On PBS

One family’s stand for Justice – catch the story on PBS 7/26! I’ll be blogging about the book Mugabe and the White African later this month, but I wanted to let you know that Point of View will air the documentary Mugabe and the White African on Tuesday, July 26th. The film tells the story of Mike Campbell […]

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The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead

     Kit Livingstone is living an ordinary life in London when his great-grandfather, Cosimo, finds him and pulls him into an unbelievable adventure.  Cosimo tells Kit about ley lines. They exist all over the world. With knowledge of where they are and how to use them, a person can travel along them between universes. One can travel […]

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Wednesday Wonderings 6/1/11

Every Wednesday I’ll post a question related to books or reading. Just answer the question in the comments or post the link to your blog post where you copied the question and answered it. Today’s Question: What is one of your favorite fictional relationships? The relationship could be between friends or family, or it could be […]

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The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

      This allegory tells the tale of Christian, a man who sets out from his home in the City of Destruction to find eternal life in the Celestial City. After reading a certain book, Christian realizes that his some town is going to be destroyed by fire from Heaven, but he can’t figure out how […]

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Book Giveaway: Following Jesus, the Servant King

 I’m giving away my copy of Jonathan Lunde’s Following Jesus, the Servant King. Check out the product page here. Read my review here. The contest starts today and will end at midnight (Central time) on 5/13/11. I only have one copy of this book, so there will be only one winner chosen at random. I will […]

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Breath of Angel by Karyn Henley

      Melaia is a chantress at the Temple of the Most High. One night in the courtyard she witnesses the murder of a weary traveler and quickly finds herself in a world she thought only existed in old songs and stories. Angels and immortals locked in battle. The stairway to Heaven must be rebuilt, and Melaia is pushed […]

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Wednesday Wonderings 4/20/11

Just answer the question in the comments or post the link to your blog post where you copied the question and answered it. Today’s question: What’s the largest (# of pages) book that you’ve ever read? Did you enjoy it? Collections and multi-volume books don’t count. My answer:  Anna Karenina, coming in at 864 pages. Unfortunately, […]

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