Review and Quotes from “the millennials” – by Thom and Jess Rainer

August 10, 2015 2015 Reading List Quotes Reviews 0

This book is subtitled, “Connecting to America’s Largest Generation”. As suggested, the millennial generation has surpassed the Baby Boomer numbers. As a church or business leader, it is important to understand the shifting mindset of this group. Two of my three children are from this generation and I can vouch for the fact that things… Read more

Review and Quotes from “If I had lunch with C.S. Lewis”

August 3, 2015 2015 Reading List Quotes Reviews 1

This book is subtitled Exploring the Ideas of C.S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life. I started reading this book with excitement. My excitement quickly calmed and eventually turned to disappointment. This had nothing to do with the content of the book, but the approach taken by the author. I had pictured a fictional set… Read more

“Lamb” – recent learnings from history, fiction and an atheist

June 10, 2015 2015 Reading List Quotes Reviews Thoughts 0

I love to read anything that captures the heart of young men and women, especially when the church speaks out against that same literature. For me, these are opportunities to gain insight into the gaps between what I believe and my ability to effectively understand and communicate with the next generation. This fascination has led… Read more

“The Message” (the Bible in contemporary language)

January 28, 2014 2009 Reading List 2010 Reading List 2011 Reading List 2012 Reading List 2013 Reading List 2014 Reading List 2015 Reading List 2016 Reading List Reviews Thoughts 0

I truly love the Bible, but for reasons different than one might think. While it is the narrative foundation for my convictions and beliefs, I love the Bible as an amazing work of literature, poetry, symbolism and world view. I continually find myself amazed by this compilation of 66 books written by at least 39… Read more

“A Year with C.S. Lewis – Daily Readings from His Classic Works”

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This is my annual devotional. Since 2010, I have received daily insights and inspiration from one of the greatest thinkers of all time.