Margie Haack

Margie Haack with her husband, Denis, are co-directors of Ransom Fellowship, a ministry helping Christians engage postmodern culture in ways that are both authentic to the Christian faith and winsome in its expression. Margie is the author of The Exact Place, blogs at toadsdrinkcoffee.blogspot.com, and is editor of a quarterly newsletter, Notes From Toad Hall, where she writes about being faithful in the ordinary and the everyday. She is also a columnist for Comment Magazine, a grandmother, a lazy gardener, and a chocolate freak.

Faster

Creation / Ordinary Life / Safe Place / Work and Rest

Faster [This essay first appeared in the December 1999 issue of Notes From Toad Hall.] December is a bad month for speed and stress.…

Matters of Perspective

Hospitality / Ordinary Life

Matters of Perspective When we were staying with friends Leslie and John near NYC in October it was, I think, our second day with…

Bible Reading Program for Slackers & Shirkers

Faith / Scripture

For the full interactive PDF of the reading plan click here. January 1st: Resolved to read through the Bible in a year. To pick…

Margie’s 2007 Christmas Gift List

Books / Hospitality / Ordinary Life

Christmas 2007 Gift Suggestions from Toad Hall Candy-freak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America by Steve Almond (non-fiction) Totally, completely, this book…

To Be Where You Are

Community / Creation / Family / Ordinary Life

Spring was cancer season for friends. (You might want to cancel friendship with us.) When Kosmo (Carol Kosmicke) began to experience little seizures and…

The Joy of Bees

Creation

A long time ago when our children were young and we lived in Albuquerque, Denis traveled a lot. The reason I mention he traveled…

Eating the Easter Bunny

Creation / Maturity and Flourishing / Work and Rest

You know, there’s a reason why they call those free range, organic chicken breasts in the super market “Smart Brand.” As opposed to raising…