Welcome to First Line Fridays! First Line Fridays a fun meme hosted by Hoarding Books! The aim of the game? Grab the book closest to you and share the first line! Title: Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love Author: William H. Willimon Genre: Christian Nonfiction Length: 91 Pages (Paperback) First lines: "Thanks to fellow Christians… Continue reading First Line Fridays #3: “Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love” by William H. Willimon
Title: Safari Pug Author: Laura James Genre: Middle Grade (Ages 8-12), Fun & Lighthearted Fantasy Length: 105 pages Format: Hardcover Summary from Goodreads Meet the brilliant, the wonderful, the courageous ... Safari Pug! The third book in a joyful illustrated series for fans of Claude and Squishy McFluff. When Pug and Lady Miranda have a scary run-in with a… Continue reading Book Review: Safari Pug by L. James, Illustrated by E. Ceulemans #MG
Title: Made for the Journey: One Missionary's First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador (Note: This book is also listed under the title These Strange Ashes and was originally published in 1979) Author: Elisabeth Elliot Genre: Nonfiction/ Memoir/ Christian Length: 176 pages Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company When Revell Reads sent me a free advanced reader copy of… Continue reading Problematic Reads: Made for the Journey by E. Elliot (Book Review)
Title: Love Looks Pretty on You: Poetry & Prose Author: Lang Leav Genre: Contemporary Poetry and Prose Poems Length: 224 pages Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Release Date: January 29, 2019 Friends, I am pleased to announce that poetry is making a comeback! In recent years there has been a distinct upsurge in the interest of… Continue reading Poetry Review: “Love Looks Pretty on You” by Lang Leav
"Poems from a Loquacious Heart: Prayers" by Christina Crahall is a deeply spiritual work that captures the beauty of the natural world in order to bring the reader closer to God.
Dear Reader, John Wesley (one my personal heroes and co-founder of Methodism) encouraged “plain speaking for plain people,” he also advocated excellence in preaching. When preparing a sermon, I always ask myself the following questions: 1.) You are the resident theologian: Even if you have never attended seminary, there is a good chance that you… Continue reading Tips for Sermon Writing