religion

Compassion International: A Charity Worth Supporting.

Compassion International is an awesome charity I’ve been supporting for years – and want you to know about and support as well. Compassion focuses on providing for the basic needs of children in third world countries around the world. They provide food, water, education, medical care, opportunities, and the gospel to children who are in […]

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Book Review: The Choosing to Forgive Workbook (Authors: Frank Minirth, Les Carter)

Doctors Frank Minirth and Les Carter are Christian counselors who have written an excellent book on forgiveness entitled The Choosing to Forgive Workbook. This workbook provides head knowledge as well as encouraging concrete action. It includes numerous questions and checklists to help one work through the process of forgiveness and think well about what it

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Facts to Ponder: Spiritualism in the 19th Century.

I am currently reading Catherine Clinton’s Mrs. Lincoln: A Life, which in addition to its fascinating portrayal of Mary and Abraham Lincoln also provides significant sidebars providing insight into the 19th century in the United States. I’d like to share a few tidbits from one such sidebar on spiritualism: “Struggling against her [Mary Lincoln] overemotional

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Book Review: Revolution in World Missions (Author: K.P. Yohannan)

Introductory Notes I’ve been a fan of Compassion with its program of child sponsorship for as long as I can remember…so when I heard about the indigenous missions movement being spearheaded by K.P. Yohannan through Gospel for Asia (GFA), I was (of course) excited. In the past I’d read through significant portions of his debut

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Book Review: Eros Defiled (Author: John White).

Warning: This post contains a review and discussion of White’s book Eros Defiled. As such it includes some fairly frank discussion of sexual sin and is inappropriate for some younger audiences. The book itself is much more frank than this post and should be read by the discerning and mature reader. White has no desire

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Book Review: We Are the Beloved (Author: Ken Blanchard).

For years I never liked gift books or coffee table books. They were such small or large sizes and seemed like cheap and sentimental ways to say “I care.” More recently I’ve changed my tune…well, I’m still not huge on coffee table books, but the gift books – those small, short reads – I’m giving

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