Reading 2014: Not a Fan


Kyle Idleman’s Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus has been out for a few years now, and perhaps ironically, has since gained quite the following. (You can now buy the Not a Fan Student Edition, the Not a Fan: Teen Edition, or even a Not a Fan Follower’s Journal, among many other options, of which I’m […]

Links to Think: 06.04.12

coronation chicken

NeverSeconds: One primary school pupil’s daily dose of school dinners. – A 9-year-old girl blogs about her daily school lunches, with photos. (I believe she’s from Scotland.) Her blog has attracted attention from worldwide school-lunch-eaters (and foodies), and she also shares pictures sent in by other students around the world. “Coronation Chicken was invented to celebrate the […]

Reading 2012: The Meaning of Marriage


The front flyleaf of The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God makes a rather bold statement: “There has never been a book on marriage like The Meaning of Marriage.” That seems a rather audacious assertion; but by the time I finished the book, I think I’d concede to read that […]

Reading 2012: Families Where Grace Is in Place


In Jeff VanVonderen’s Families Where Grace Is in Place: Building a Home Free of Manipulation, Legalism, and Shame, the author describes family relationships as either Curse-Full relationships or Grace-Full relationships. In his description of curse-full relationships, such relationships are focused on control, external appearances, and getting needs met in a person. Grace-full relationships, on the other […]