Imitation

Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. Philippians 3:17 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 1 Corinthians 1:11 Abba Poemen said that somebody asked Abba Paisios, "What am I to do with my soul, for it is insensitive … Continue reading Imitation

Redemption of an Arid Soul

While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable: 5 “A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds ate it up. 6 Some fell on rocky ground, and when it … Continue reading Redemption of an Arid Soul

Early Anabaptist Spirituality: Selected Writings by Daniel Liechty Book Review

I’ve been researching early Anabaptism for several months now and the book Early Anabaptist Spirituality by Daniel Liechty is mentioned often enough to have taunted me for some time now. It’s sat in my check-out cart, un-purchased, for months though because I had a feeling that I was going to be disappointed. First, the term … Continue reading Early Anabaptist Spirituality: Selected Writings by Daniel Liechty Book Review

Confessions of a Tomboy Grandma: On the Eternal Destiny of the Human Race by Diane Perkins Castro

Book Review of Diane Perkins Castros' Confessions of a Tomboy Grandma: On the Eternal Destiny of the Human Race When I was given a copy of this book to review, I knew only very broadly what the book was about and knew nothing about the author herself. It can be a bit uncomfortable reviewing books … Continue reading Confessions of a Tomboy Grandma: On the Eternal Destiny of the Human Race by Diane Perkins Castro

Book Review: Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture by Ellen F. Davis

Although Ellen F. Davis’ short book clocks in at just under 200 pages of actual content, it packs quite a punch. Reading it led me to pour through texts all across the Old Testament to see if these themes she drew out from them, which I had never heard before, are truly there. For the … Continue reading Book Review: Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture by Ellen F. Davis