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Book Reviews


Communicating with Grace and Virtue: Learning to Listen, Speak, Text, and Interact as a Christian [a review]

How to think about our words through the lens of virtue, as well as practical considerations about how to communicate with excellence.

Uranus [a review]

An adventure among the outer planets that asks interesting questions but fails to deliver.

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.

ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions [a review]

When I was a teenager I had an NIV teen study Bible that had pull quotes, notes interspersed in the text, and then a few articles in the back answering questions that teens might ask. It was very helpful for me, and it introduced me to the concept of…
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