It’s All Under Control by Jennifer Dukes Lee {Review}

"You don't have to leave it all behind for rest. In fact, that's going to be unrealistic. Yes, God's definitely going to ask you to lay down some stuff, but he also created you to be an efficient, productive woman capable of doing great things." - It's All Under Control by Jennifer Dukes Lee, p.63.   … Continue reading It’s All Under Control by Jennifer Dukes Lee {Review}

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton {Review}

Even though this book is finely tuned for pastors and leaders in church, it's useful for anyone. We all lead somehow. We all need to find ways to listen for God and take care of our own souls. We are all spiritual people in the midst of an everyday life filled with unruly demands and … Continue reading Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton {Review}

Raising World Changers in a Changing World by Kristen Welch {Review}

"We find we are helped when we stop to help others." - Kristen Welch, in Raising World Changers in a Changing World: How One Family Discovered the Beauty of Sacrifice and the Joy of Giving, (page 13) Kristen Welch is the founder of Mercy House Global and a very driven person. This is her family's story … Continue reading Raising World Changers in a Changing World by Kristen Welch {Review}

White Awake by Daniel Hill {Review}

(Review Copy thanks to @IVPress) White Awake: An honest look at what it means to be white by Daniel Hill "The doctrine of the imago Dei insists on recognizing every human being as an image bearer of God and therefore as valuable and worth. To live from our identity in Christ, we must confront the … Continue reading White Awake by Daniel Hill {Review}

A Different Kind of Happiness by Larry Crabb {Review}

"God passionately longs for us to know Him so well and to love Him so deeply that we embrace no greater good than increasing His happiness by revealing Jesus to others by how we relate. That is what He is up to, making true disciples. Loving with a better love is the center of worship. … Continue reading A Different Kind of Happiness by Larry Crabb {Review}

Hills I’ll Probably Lie Down On by Rachel Toalson {Review}

"If we're fighting every single little battle that comes our way, we're not going to win the war. We don't have enough stamina. we will burn out halfway to the end. So these are the hills I'm not willing to die on. What are yours?" - Rachel Toalson This book had me chuckling constantly. Full … Continue reading Hills I’ll Probably Lie Down On by Rachel Toalson {Review}

The Crescent Stone by Matt Mikalatos {Review}

One of my earlier memories is my dad reading the Narnia series aloud to us while we were tent-camping along the Oregon coast. I think I was five or younger. I may have to get my details straight on that one, but he started on those books quite early. Mine and my siblings' first forays … Continue reading The Crescent Stone by Matt Mikalatos {Review}

Raise Your Voice by Kathy Khang {Review}

"I moved my friend's hand off my mouth and continued to speak." Kathy Khang, Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up, p 33 I don't know if I would have the nerve to keep talking after something like that. Whether or not we have experienced a more physical silencing as … Continue reading Raise Your Voice by Kathy Khang {Review}