Bible journaling, Prayer, Quotes

When you don’t have a clue … #BibleJournaling

Do you believe in prayer? Or a better question might be, do you believe that God acts in response to our prayers? Prayer was the sermon topic at church on August 6th. Jason, one of our talented young pastors, began his talk by reading the story of Peter encountering the lame beggar on his way… Continue reading When you don’t have a clue … #BibleJournaling

Book Reviews, Memoir, Quotes

Faith, Life, and Leadership (review)

Faith, Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories by Georgialee Lang My rating: 5 of 5 stars When I discovered that there was a book out with stories of Canadian women leaders, I knew I had to get it. Faith Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories didn’t disappoint. In it… Continue reading Faith, Life, and Leadership (review)

Bible journaling, Quotes, Theology

#BibleJournaling about Job

The Meditation About six weeks go I signed up for Rebekah R. Jones’ Bible journaling instructional videos. A few days ago Lesson 4 in the Deeper Still series (2017) arrived by email. This tutorial is a meditation and art journal project on the book of Job. Rebekah is uniquely positioned to hold forth on Job… Continue reading #BibleJournaling about Job

Bible journaling, Biblical Art, Quotes, Theology

Strong tower name #BibleJournaling

A short while after I was introduced to Bible journaling, I was reading through Proverbs. When I came to Proverbs 18:10… “The name of the LORD is a strong tower, The righteous run into it and are safe” a picture popped into my head of a tower, the bricks of which would be inscribed with… Continue reading Strong tower name #BibleJournaling

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes

No Limits (review)

No Limits: Blow the CAP Off Your Capacity by John C. Maxwell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Though he’ll be 70 this year, John C. Maxwell is still going strong. No Limits, his latest book, gives readers an understanding of what drives him with lots of how-to on staying productive themselves long after one… Continue reading No Limits (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes

Essentialism (review)

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read this book after I heard Michael Hyatt interview Greg on one of his podcasts. I probably read it a few years too late (although it wasn’t yet written when I could have used it—when my kids were little… Continue reading Essentialism (review)

Book Reviews, Memoir, Non-fiction, Quotes

Miracles: Coincidence or Divine Intervention? (review)

Miracles: Coincidence or Divine Intervention? by John Murray Cpd My rating: 5 of 5 stars After he had written a memoir about his childhood, John Murray’s wife asked him, “When are you going to write about your experiences in Eastern Europe?” Miracles: Coincidence or Divine Intervention? is that book. In it Murray tells many fascinating… Continue reading Miracles: Coincidence or Divine Intervention? (review)

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes

Walking From East to West (review)

Walking from East to West: God in the Shadows by Ravi Zacharias My rating: 5 of 5 stars From the first time I heard Ravi Zacharias speak in our Saskatoon church (sometime in the late 1970s or early '80s) I have been fascinated by his message and manner. His memoir, Walking from East to West:… Continue reading Walking From East to West (review)

Book Reviews, Non-fiction, Quotes

If (review)

If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities by Mark Batterson My rating: 4 of 5 stars In his newest book If, author Mark Batterson uses Romans 8 and the powerful little word “if” to challenge readers to live the Christian life with more obedience, faith, and abandonment. Section headings “If only,”… Continue reading If (review)