Tag Archives: Faith

(Book review) Fake or Follower: Refusing to Settle for a Shallow Faith

What does it looks like when we choose to go beyond just doing Christianity as a duty to pursuing growth, community and love? Andi Andrew examines that idea here, describing the challenges of pursuing a mature faith and the many benefits it creates along the way.

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(Book review) God Over Good: Saving Your Faith by Losing Your Expectations of God

Even as a pastor, Norsworthy doubted. Having an idealized expectation of what good looked like, he wondered why the world didn’t match up. Was God deistic at best, just watching the world as it soaked in agony? Compiled on top of this, he wrestled with faith in other ways: in seemingly contradictory texts, difficult Old Testament passages, and so on. With a Euthyphro dilemma and the problem of evil all rolled up into one, Norsworthy tackles our skewed perspectives when it comes to God’s goodness.

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Mead Mountain

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, retired public librarian and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Mead Mountain Author: B.K. Dell Publisher: Authoritive Publication Date: 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 244 pages OVERVIEW World famous writer and preacher, Riley Ellison, has made claim that in two weeks’ time he will say to Mead Mountain that it should move and it will. Is […]

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(Book review) Healing Scarred Hearts

Susan Hoemke chronicles her son’s drug addition and subsequent death in a very captivating and engaging manner. Some people may assume that the parents of a teen or young adult who dies from drugs could have done more. It is beyond evident from reading this book that Susan and her husband did so very, very much to try to help him fully recover.

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