Martin Luther in His Own Words {review}

Martin Luther in His Own Words: Essential Writings of the Reformation Edited by Jack D. Kilcrease and Erwin W. Lutzer This is a short (the book is 170 pages) selection of some of Luther's work sorted into sections according to the the five solas of the reformation: Sola Fide ("by faith alone")Sola Gratia ("by grace … Continue reading Martin Luther in His Own Words {review}

This Outside Life by Laurie Kehler {Book Review}

Because I only have the pdf, here's a lovely image of the redwoods superimposed with the book cover! This Outside Life: Finding God in the Heart Nature by Laurie Kehler This book was full of stories of the author's bucket-list variety outdoor adventures used to introduce reflections on God and faith. This was not quite … Continue reading This Outside Life by Laurie Kehler {Book Review}

Three gorgeous kids’ books in time for Christmas {Reviews}

I was so pleased to receive these three recently released books to review! Maybe one of these would be a lovely Christmas gift for one of the kids in your life!  The Sleepy Shepherd by Stephen Cottrell is a magically illustrated story about a little shepherd who sleeps right through the angels coming and everyone … Continue reading Three gorgeous kids’ books in time for Christmas {Reviews}

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}

A Book for the Toddlers in Your Life

This mid-size children's board book, God Made the World, is written and beautifully illustrated by Sarah Jean Collins and published by Tyndale House Publishers. Each page tells a different piece of the creation story in fun rhymes with delightful geometric shapes, colors and contrast for little eyes. Similar to those black and white contrast stories … Continue reading A Book for the Toddlers in Your Life