My Favorite Books of 2011

Confession: I didn’t read nearly as many books this year as I have in the past. A few years ago I think I probably read between three to five books a week (yeah, no TV… ever). Now I’m happy if I can finish five books in a month. Pastoral ministry has...

Jesus + Nothing = Everything, by Tullian Tchividjian

If I were reviewing titles alone, Jesus + Nothing = Everything would get the best review I have ever given, as well as be the best book of 2012. It has the catchy bumper sticker attractiveness without the watered down mush. Jesus plus nothing certainly does equal...

The Last Episode of Funk

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv8P8nbqI5c&w=560&h=410] Luke GeratyLuke is a pastor-theologian living in northern California, serving as a co-lead pastor with his life, Dawn, at the Red Bluff Vineyard. Father of five amazing kids, when Luke...

Why Memorize Scripture?

Mark Water, in Scripture Memory Made Easy, gives five reasons to memorize Scripture. to understand God’s Word to pray to meditate on God’s Word to share Jesus with others to counter Satan’s attacks Sometimes I think we overlook the importance of the last point....