Israel at War by by Joel C. Rosenberg

Is the crisis in the Middle East hurtling toward the point of no return? Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, tells the U.N. that Iran could have nukes by spring. Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has called for the end of the United States and Israel. Chaos is erupting throughout the region. Rumors abound of an impending … Continue reading Israel at War by by Joel C. Rosenberg

Faith-Digging Deeper

I was going to talk about faith, but Patty Wysong does it so well that I'm going to refer you to Patterings. Once you've read her post, come back here if you'd like. Okay, are you back? Mark 2:5 The Message (MSG) A Paraplegic 2 1-5 After a few days, Jesus returned to Capernaum, and … Continue reading Faith-Digging Deeper

The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven-Review

In 2004, Kevin Malarkey and his six-year-old son, Alex, suffered an horrific car accident. The impact from the crash paralyzed Alex—and medically speaking, it was unlikely that he could survive. “I think Alex has gone to be with Jesus,” a friend told the stricken dad. But two months later, Alex awoke from a coma with … Continue reading The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven-Review

On Critiques (Part I)

On giving: There are times when a person should not give a critique. Before morning coffee has been consumed is one of those times, not that I drink coffee. I'm just saying that if the cat coughed up a hair ball at your feet, the dog marked your new sofa, the kids were up all … Continue reading On Critiques (Part I)

Hannah’s Prayer (Part I)

What is prayer? To put it simply, it's communication with God. There are many examples in the Bible of how to pray and how not to pray. I'll get to the examples of how to in the coming weeks, but today, I want to look at Hannah. There is a section in 1 Samuel 2 … Continue reading Hannah’s Prayer (Part I)

Short-Straw Bride Review

No one steps on Archer land. Not if they value their life. But when Meredith Hayes overhears a lethal plot to burn the Archer brothers off their ranch, a twelve-year-old debt compels her to take the risk. Fourteen years of constant vigilance hardens a man. Yet when Travis Archer confronts a female trespasser with the … Continue reading Short-Straw Bride Review

Accountability and Writing

According to dictionary.com accountability is the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable. We're held accountable every day. Some of us our accountable to our jobs, others to our customers. We're accountable to our bill companies, if you don't pay your service gets shut off. If we're caught speeding we're accountable to the courts. So, … Continue reading Accountability and Writing