Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a moving book about the injustices done to the Osage tribe in Oklahoma in the 1920s. It is a fascinating story about the rise of the FBI and how theyContinue reading “A haunting read — Killers of the Flower Moon”
My reading and listening keeps my mind working and my prayer life sharp. I now drive a lot in my work so I listen to a lot of podcasts and audiobooks.
From time to time I like to look back and see what I’ve been reading and what has been challenging my thinking and my prayer life.
I’ve spent a full year away from ministry and shifting into a new phase of life. I am still in a steep learning curve, but along the way I am always finding joy.
I read or listened to 37 books this year, if I’m counting correctly. Here are a few that stood out to me.
Your ten dollar word for the day is: pusillanimity.
A project I began in 2018 was to read more theological and biblical studies books by women and people of color. I want to extend that in 2019. Fill up my reading list. Who have YOU read and recommend. (I don’t want who you DIDN’T read, but wish you did.)
Part of a hidden belief (or sometimes not so hidden) in American Christianity is that somehow coming to Christ will help some situation get easier. Or better. Or the bad situation will at some point go away. What if the circumstances don’t change?
I have two main problems with Mark Batterson. Correction. I have ONE main problem with him and then I have a major problem with his current book, Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God. (Now that I typed out that title, make it two main problems.)