Book Review: Soul Care in African American Practice

Soul Care in African American Practice by Barbara Peacock In the late 90s and early 2000s Renovare released some volumes on spiritual reading that were “workbook” based. One, Spiritual Classics, focused on readings for individuals and groups based on the 12 spiritual disciplines from Richard Foster’s classic, Celebration of Discipline. Another book was Devotional ClassicsContinue reading “Book Review: Soul Care in African American Practice”

Book Review: The Myth of the American Dream by D.L. Mayfield

The Myth of the American Dream by D.L. Mayfield For the past 3-4 years I have had a book on my heart to write. Not ever having done a writing project, and being deathly afraid of critiques, I took notes, blogged a bit, preached a series with the beginning ideas of the book, and generallyContinue reading “Book Review: The Myth of the American Dream by D.L. Mayfield”

Book Review — "The Story Retold"

The Story Retold: A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament G.K. Beal and Benjamin L. Gladd Having taught Bible classes for 15 years in a college, THIS is the book I wish I had early on. The approach in this textbook is to keep the entire story in mind. We can’t be enamored with theContinue reading “Book Review — "The Story Retold"”

Wage peace with food

One last post (for now) on the book The End of Hunger. (Basic book review is HERE.) While we have a lot of good news over the last few decades in the cause to end hunger, the last few years have had their toll. The biggest issue: conflict. Those in need of emergency assistance (meaningContinue reading “Wage peace with food”