Tag Archives: Relationships

Doing life with your adult children: Keep your mouth shut and the welcome mat out

I really enjoyed the easy reading of this book despite the depth that it contains. Burns’ ideas are Scriptural and down to earth and extremely helpful. Highly recommended.

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(Book review) The Lost Discipline of Conversation

In this well-researched book, Joanna Jung draws upon the writings of well and lesser-known puritans to learn how they valued and used the spiritual discipline of conference, or intentional, spiritually-focused conversation as a means to spiritual growth. We learn not only why the Puritans considered such care crucial to discipleship and the Christian walk but also how to implement this in our modern-day lives. Specific examples and prompts are given for several different audiences with which the reader may choose to converse in order to follow the biblical exhortation to care for one another’s souls.

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(Book review) A Family Shaped by Grace

Morland hooks the reader in the beginning with his conversational tone and spirit of humility. His tools—ranging from overcoming Prayer Warrior Syndrome to dealing with the hardest-to-get-along family members—give his audience realistic ways to handle frustrating family situations.

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