The Treasure of Today

  Two of the main chacters in Anthony Doerr’s book All The Light We Cannot See are a blind girl named Marie-Laure and her father. Prior to World War II, her father works as a master locksmith at Paris’ Natural Museum of History. He is entrusted with preserving the treasures of museum. His skills are especially […]

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A Place for God

David declares that being in God’s presence brings a joy analogous to eating an all-time-favorite meal or standing in all all-time favorite place (Ps. 16:5-6,11)). This presence, he continues, is not fleeting. Instead, it is possible to remain constantly in God’s presence and thus benefit consistently from this fulfilling joy. For this reason David reveals […]

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God in the Air

  From its perch of 9,000 feet above sea-level, the back of our couch in my childhood living room in Sunspot, NM overlooked White Sands National Monument and the desert mountains west of them. Most evenings my twin brother Craig and I would sit backwards on the couch, gaze out the large windows and watch […]

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Book Review of Rachel Held Evans’ “Searching for Sunday”

This entry is part 29 of 29 in the series Book Reviews

Searching for Sunday is not the book you choose if you’re searching for something to make you feel good just before you fall asleep. It’s not a volume to select if you’re seeking affirmation of things you already believe. Church-going readers with a conservative evangelical worldview will find themselves grimacing and growling at Evans’ “liberal” […]

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