A web log by Ben Makuh


Book Reviews


Uncommon Ground: Living Faithfully in a World of Difference [a review]

A brilliant set of reflections from a host of different perspectives on how to live in our pluralistic world confidently, seeking common ground with those who disagree with us.

Analog Church [a review]

A thoughtful reflection on the embodied nature of the Body of Christ, and how technology can fail to deliver on the promises it makes to the church.

Gentle and Lowly [a review]

There are many, many books about the person and work of Christ, but there are not a lot out there like this excellent little volume that focus solely on Christ’s heart toward us.

Why Pray in the Face of Tragedy?

Prayer is not magical wish fulfillment, an excuse to avoid action, or an alternative to compassion. Instead, prayer drives us to care more deeply in emotional and tangible ways for those who suffer.