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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Experiencing the Joy of God’s Presence All Day, Every Day

  In Ps. 16 David uses food and geography to describe the joy of being in God’s presence (Ps. 16:5-6,11): Living in God’s presence is similar to the happiness we experience after a  full meal. Doing life with God is analogous to the satisfaction we feel when we are in a place we love. But […]

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Happy Place

      Do you have a “happy place”? A place where, when you arrive, peace arrives? Rest arrives? Joy arrives? A place you can’t wait to get to and can’t stand to leave? One of mine is the Memphis Botanic Garden. I once spent every afternoon there for thirty days. I still stop by […]

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Stuffed With God

  What’s your favorite meal? We’ve been asking our daughter Jordan that as we countdown to her launch to college. During her final weeks at home, we want her to enjoy some of her most-loved meals. What’s your favorite meal? I have a lot. Let me describe one. It’s a meal I’ve enjoyed a handful […]

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