Category Archives: Relevant Faith

Book Review: The Vanishing Sculptor by Donita K. Paul

I just want to start this out by saying that this book, The Vanishing Sculptor by Donita K. Paul, was great. I had no idea what to expect. I’d never heard of the DragonKeeper Chronicles, but that didn’t matter. From … Continue reading

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Okay, So What Does the Iran Election Mean Now?

A week ago or so, I read an article on either MSNBC.com, ABCNews.com or CNN.com. I keep up with all three throughout the week, but I don’t remember which one it was on. Anyway, the article was written during the … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: The Disappearance of God, Eyes Wide Open and Sir Dalton and the Shadow Heart

The Disappearance of God I’ll have to admit that I am a reader of trends. I try to keep up with what direction something is “trending”. For instance, the NBA is trending upward. After Michael Jordan re-retired, the NBA took … Continue reading

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Cycling Devotion: Are You Complacent?

When we ride with a group, generally there are different levels of riders, riding. The faster ones will obviously be up front, and the slower ones will be towards the back. The rest of us will fall somewhere in between. … Continue reading

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Cycling Devotion: Replenish

Our Physical Life Let me set the conditions for you and you tell me what you need for the ride. We are going on a rolling, 63 mile ride. The temperature is going be 80 at the start and near … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clutter-Free Christianity

When did the Christian life become so complicated? Your greatest desire is to please God, but with each passing week, your spiritual to-do list grows longer. As you strive to fulfill a never-ending inventory of requirements for being a godly … Continue reading

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Tanner’s Totes

Every once in awhile you read a story that touches a part of you deep inside. Currently, February 18, 2009, there is a story on the front page of ESPN.com College Basketball section about a Clemson basketball player named Tanner … Continue reading

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Read These Book Reviews (It Could Save Your Marriage)

I have had the privilege of reviewing books for Multnomah (Random House) for quite some time now, and this set of books has meant the most to me. A marriage, like anything you care about, needs time, love, and care … Continue reading

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It’s About the Heart

Worship teams, if they aren’t careful, will miss the forest for the trees. What do I mean? They will let the production of worship keep them from missing the importance of worship. We, as churches, will work so hard to … Continue reading

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Cycling Devotion Part 3 One For All And All For One

If you have ever watched the Tour de France or the Giro d’Italia or even the Tour of California, you’ll notice quickly that professional cycling revolves exclusively around team work. Lance Armstrong, as good as he is, could never have … Continue reading

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