Posts tagged Christian Living
Review of Afraid of All the Things by Scarlet Hiltibidal

I read Afraid of All the Things in two short plane rides. Scarlet is an engaging author who invites you in through her honest, funny stories, and keeps you to bless you with some truth of how the gospel meets us in our deepest and craziest fears. As I sat on a small plane very close to the passenger next to me (who really smelled like beef jerky at 9am) I had to keep from laughing out loud at many of the stories she told.

Anxiety, though, is not the focal point of Afraid of All the Things, rather God is and His perfect love that casts out all fear. Scarlet honest in on the Truth of who God is and how he meets us in all of our fear and wondering with patience and faithfulness that is so radical and intimate.

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Review of "Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human" by John Mark Comer

Garden City narrows in on the line we often draw between the "sacred" and the "secular."  Placing one on a pedestal, demoting the other to menial.  Yet, John Mark Comer juxtaposes this predisposition with the life of Jesus who entered intimately into the secular and mundane in the fullness of the sacredness and glory of God.

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