Books

Festive Christmas Book Tag

It's Advent and Christmas is on the way. Everyone on Theological Twitter is arguing about colors. ('tis the season, I guess.) My church celebrated the Hanging of the Greens. I've purchased most of the gifts I need for people on my list. (I have two relatives and a Secret Santa to go.) To get hype for Christmas,… Continue reading Festive Christmas Book Tag

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The Cheesy Goodness Book Tag

Sad story: I found a lump of leftover mozzarella in my fridge. That's not the sad part. I could have SWORN I'd used all the mozzarella earlier in the week. Elated, I set about making a cheese sandwich. I reached for the bag of mozzarella. My fingers closed around a hard-edged lump. It was an… Continue reading The Cheesy Goodness Book Tag

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TERRIBLE PROSE TUESDAY: Overly inspirational

I've got some beef with Christian fiction. I love C. S. Lewis and realize the great impact his Narnia novels had on Christian literature. The problem with Lewis' work is that it inspired other Christians to write painfully obvious allegories that barely cover up the gospel message. Instead of telling stories, they get preachy. I'm not… Continue reading TERRIBLE PROSE TUESDAY: Overly inspirational