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A Review of Why We’re Not Emergent, critical book on the Rob Bell, Brian McLaren Movement

Why We’re Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be

Book Description: “The Emergent Church is a strong voice in today’s Christian community. And they’re talking about good things: caring for the poor, peace for all men, loving Jesus. Kevin and Ted are two guys who, demographically, should be all over this movement. But they’re not. And Why We’re Not Emergent gives you the solid reasons why.”


Like the authors of the book, I am sympathetic to the… continue reading...

Breathtaking: One Woman’s Fight to Live and Find Hope in the Face of Certain Death. A Review of Amber Nicole Metz’s Book, “Breathtaking”

A review of Amber Nicole Metz’s Breathtaking

Book Description
A modern-day A Grief Observed and Confessions combined, Breathtaking is an account of a young woman who walked through the valley of the shadow of death and found that He alone is enough.
Product Details

  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Pleasant Word-A Division of WinePress Publishing (December 4, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1414108974
  • ISBN-13: 978-1414108971
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches

Amber’s Webpage: http://www.ambermetz.com/
Buy Breathtaking on Amazon.com


I have in my hands Amber Nicole Metz’s “Breathtaking.” Amber has been battling cystic fibrosis for her entire life. After nineteen years,… continue reading...

Mother Teresa had moments of doubt?

This blog inspired by this article at Time. I consequently wrote this short story called “Mother Teresa Goes to Heaven.”

I will admit that I didn’t follow the life and times of Mother Teresa. What I know comes from news reports and things of that sort. That said, I think this article really illustrates a common misconception about being a Christian, and to be honest, it is one more thing we can lay at the feet of Christians themselves. The article expresses pure shock that Mother Teresa could do what she did while simultaneously feeling distant from God. … continue reading...