Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin {Review}

"We need something beyond colorblindness, something that both values beauty in our cultures and also addresses real problems that still exist in our society decades after the civil rights movement." Sarah Shin - Beyond Colorblind, page 6. Beyond Colorblind: Redeeming Our Ethnic Journey by Sarah Shin should be required reading for anyone who loves Jesus, … Continue reading Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin {Review}

Finding Holy in the Suburbs by Ashley Hales {Review and 19/31}

"Affluence, safety, and comfort can dull our souls." -Ashley Hales in Finding Holy in the Suburbs, p.117 I finished this book two days ago and I already want to reread it. Finding Holy in the Suburbs by Ashley Hales is a critical, theological discussion of how where we live shapes our faith. This is not … Continue reading Finding Holy in the Suburbs by Ashley Hales {Review and 19/31}

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}

Four True Things {The Kind Side}

Here are four true things, regardless of your gender, but maybe particularly important for women. Sometimes it is easy to feel disqualified or less than as a woman in Christian places since the dominant story has, for a long time, been one where women are not to teach or preach or yadayadayadapatricarchyisbiblicalduh nonsense. But I … Continue reading Four True Things {The Kind Side}

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}

Fiercehearted by Holley Gerth {Review}

"So here's to whatever brings us to the point where we can no longer stay the same. Here's to keeping the front door open. Here's to doing the brave, hard thing. Here's to being fiercehearted." Fiercehearted: Live Fully, Love Bravely by Holley Gerth, p.21   I read this book in January and I loved it. … Continue reading Fiercehearted by Holley Gerth {Review}