“To hope is to ‘borrow grace.’ It is not naive optimism. Hope admits the truth of our vulnerability. It does not trust God to keep all bad things from happening. But it assumes that redemption, beauty, and goodness will be there for us, whatever lies ahead.” — Tish Harrison Warren, Prayer in the Night
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”
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”
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"”
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”
I have been working my way back through The End of Hunger to take in … or “digest” (okay, pun intended) … the hope found in this book. There are some convicting statistics that need to change my actions.
In The End of Hunger, there is a section on what each of us can do in this goal of ending hunger by 2030. A simple solution offered: sit down when you eat.
I have been going back through the book The End of Hunger:Renewed Hope for Feeding the World to take in the possibilities in this venture and goal of ending hunger by 2030. There is HOPE.
I am working my way through some more in-depth thoughts on the book The End of Hunger put out by Intervarsity Press.
I have reviewed The End of Hunger here, but there is so much in this book I wanted to keep interacting with some of the key chapters in this book.