A Deadly Misunderstanding (Mark Siljander, 2008)

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PRAYING WITH MUSLIMS IN JESUS’ NAME Christians and non-Christians often find “bridges” into each others lives through aspects of the culture which they enjoy--films,…

Wearing Out on Purpose

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Deliberate obsolescence in all its forms—technological, psychological, or planned-is a uniquely American invention. Not only did we invent disposable products, ranging from diapers to…

Christmas 2008 Gift Suggestions from Toad Hall

Books / Hospitality / Ordinary Life

A Diary of Private Prayer by John Baillie, Fireside Edition, 1949. (devotional) Teach us to pray. If this has ever been a desire of…

Resources for Understanding Scripture

Books / Scripture

Christian discernment is not the process of applying minds and imaginations to issues of life and culture. It is, rather, applying minds and imaginations…

Engaging the New Atheists (III): Resources

Books / Pluralistic World

For those who would like a few resources to help think through the claims of the New Atheists, I will suggest three. The first…

A Guided Walk through The Institutes

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Last year a friend heard that I was re-reading John Calvin’s Institutes, and wondered why I would take the time. He said it was…

Home (Marilynne Robinson, 2008)

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No Place At Home I never finished reading Marilynne Robinson’s earlier novel, Gilead (2006), though I always intended to get back to it sometime.…