Dipping into the Community Pool: March 19

Marriage, gentleness, hospitality, controversy, discouragement—lots of practical reading from a biblical perspective along with a new podcast that looks promising.  Enjoy!   Announcing the Open Book Podcast: Season One Featuring R.C. Sproul Book are powerful and they can shape our lives. A new podcast, Open Book, begins its first season with some recorded moments in the […]

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For Better or for Worse

“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess,” said Oscar Wilde prophetically of 21st century Western youth. Well, he didn’t exactly say this regarding youth in the West, but his words remain true just the same. We live in a time when our heroes are created by media recognition, their outstanding characteristics being such […]

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Community Pool: August 4

Free is good! Amazon is offering both Pilgrim’s Progress (Part One and Part Two) and Holy War as free downloads for Kindle. These are modern English versions and include the original illustrations. Holy War also includes The Life of John Bunyan by William Brock. These two modern English editions will enable another generation to experience […]

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House of Bread: The Road Less Traveled

[Part Three:  House of Bread: To Stay or to Go ] In the 1960s, the free love movement came into its own. The movement actually began much earlier—societal shifts don’t happen overnight—with the new and improved child care methods of Dr. Benjamin Spock. Just as the empty promises of laundry detergent companies do nothing to improve […]

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House of Bread: To Stay or to Go

[Part Two:  House of Bread: What is Love? ] In the ancient Near East, for a woman to loose her husband and her sons meant her life had come to an end, at least life with meaning. This was the plight of Naomi. She had no grandsons so her family had no future. Her hopes and […]

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House of Bread: What is Love?

[Part One:  House of Bread: A Love Story ] Just for the fun of it, I entered the word “love” into Google. As I hit the return key, I experienced a sudden feeling of panic, thinking I had made a terrible mistake and was about to be accosted by porn sites. Whew! Was I relieved when the […]

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