Nice kudos

It's the award season - Golden Globes and Grammys done; Academy Awards next up.  But have you heard of the Hearts and Minds Best Books Awards? I know, doesn't quite have the broad cultural reach of the Oscars or Grammys but if you want to know what is worth reading (largely in Christian publishing), you… Continue reading Nice kudos

Seeking God’s Face

The publisher of my book Seeking God's Face is offering a smokin' hot deal.  Only one more day left - the deal shuts down tomorrow but you can order them here right now at Faith Alive.  Avoid sweating through the malls in a heavy winter coat and get a fine resource that will keep giving through til… Continue reading Seeking God’s Face

Saying our prayers, part V – praying in community

(Today I’m adding to a series of posts on the ancient Christian practice of praying the daily office - here are links to part I, part II, part III, and part IV). The ancient practice of praying the daily office was radically ahead of its time, anticipating the transient, mobile world we now inhabit. The… Continue reading Saying our prayers, part V – praying in community

Seeking God’s Face … in prison and beyond

One of the lovely surprises of having a book published is watching where it turns up, who is reading it and how it is connecting with people. There's a prison ministry at Ionia Correctional Facility in Michigan that is using my daily prayerbook Seeking God's Face.  The chaplain, Richard Rienstra writes that the book is being… Continue reading Seeking God’s Face … in prison and beyond