Review: Unashamed by Christine Caine + Giveaway

When I was in fifth grade, I tried out for the school choir. When I didn't make the cut, my music teacher told me I probably shouldn't sing anymore. I went from loving to sing to mouthing the words in the back row, worried I was throwing off the angelic voices of my classmates. To … Continue reading Review: Unashamed by Christine Caine + Giveaway

Review: NIV Study Bible for Women

I have two book goals for this year: Read through the Bible (or at least get started... I began reading in April and I'm only in March of the reading plan) and reading War and Peace. I still have some time for that one, but book clubs and other interesting reads keep getting in the … Continue reading Review: NIV Study Bible for Women

Review: Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans + Giveaway

My faith journey is very typical of my millennial generation: I grew up in the church; was hurt by it; found healing in a liturgical environment; stopped going for a while; have found my way back. Obviously details and order may be different, but over and over I hear people with a similar storyline. At … Continue reading Review: Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans + Giveaway

Review: Scary Close by Donald Miller + Giveaway

When I read Blue Like Jazz years ago, I immediately formed a view of Donald Miller that was probably unfair. I had just spent a few months dealing with insecure male Christians, so to read an entire book about it was terrible timing. I pretty much boxed Miller into a specific category and forgot about … Continue reading Review: Scary Close by Donald Miller + Giveaway

Review: Hope Rising by Scott C. Todd

Do you ever read books thematically? I don’t usually notice until the trend has been set, but often I’ll read a series of books about a certain topic. This is usually a good indication of when a family change will occur. In 2010, I read quite a few books on responsible growing and eating practices. … Continue reading Review: Hope Rising by Scott C. Todd