James Smith’s You Are What You Love is one of the best books I’ve ever read. Period. I’ve read Smith before and found his thought process quite technical while being wonderfully readable. He has a gift of simplifying the complex, putting shoes on those theoretical feet. In this excellent book, he challenges the post-Enlightenment notion that […]Read more "You Are What You Love – James K.A. Smith"
In a men’s group recently, this question was asked: “What is a sound mind?” This question comes from Paul’s letter to Timothy (2 Timothy 1:7). I don’t know why, but I cannot shake this question. Maybe this is because the books I’ve read recently have posed a similar question, albeit in different words. Christians, through […]Read more "What is a “Sound Mind”?"
I could not begin to number the amount of times I’ve said with boldness that “pride” is the chief sin of man, the singular sin that brought about the fall, and that continues to bring about all the evils we see in the world. I still believe pride and self-centeredness is inherently destructive. However, after […]Read more "Pride and Anxiety"
I just finished Rosaria Butterfield’s The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert. This book was phenomenal. Her journey from unbelief to belief is a story which screams the wild, unrelenting love of our Good, Good Father. Her story is another reminder that God’s grace reaches in all directions and calls people from sin, no matter the […]Read more "Secret Thoughts: A Must Read"