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Book Review on The Radical Pursuit of Rest (John Koessler)

This entry is part 31 of 31 in the series Book Reviews

This entry is part 31 of 31 in the series Book Reviews  The Radical Pursuit of Rest: Escaping the Productivity Trap John Koessler Intervarsity Press 2016 176 Pages ISBN 978-0-8308-4444-9   Bill Hybels, senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, once shared a summary of the difference between religion and Christianity. Religion, he proposed, is […]

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Thoughts on Reverend Billy Kyles

[Reverend Samuel "Billy" Kyles, noted civil rights leader, died in Memphis on Tuesday at the age of 81] Many things strike me about the moment the shot fired on April 4, 1968 stealing the life from Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. One of the most […]

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Why China? A Great Hunger

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Why China

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Why China   Without a doubt, the most refreshing thing about China is the great spiritual hunger we see among the people. During our recent visit to Hangzhou, just as during last year’s visit to Beijing, Wuhan and Qingdao, we found people remarkably receptive to […]

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Why China? A Great Intolerance

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Why China

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Why China  For the past six years the Highland Church of Christ in Memphis has been praying about and researching the possibility of engaging in mission work in China. God has narrowed our focus to four cities: Beijing, Wuhan, Qingdao and Hangzhou. In March, 2015 […]

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