Book Review: “Making Him Known: God’s Design” by Sally Michael & Gary Steward

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“Hopefully this book can serve as a springboard for further interaction between parents and children, not just about manhood and womanhood, but about God and the gospel.” – Sally Michael & Gary Steward s fathers of young children, it’s a bit surprising that neither Pastor Nate nor I have ever reviewed a children’s book.  In fact, when I received God’s Design in the mail, I was incredibly excited because 1) I didn’t know it was coming— Thanks Roger!— and 2) I’d already been working through the Making HIM Known series with my children for a few months.  So, upon realizing there was a new offering in this series, I was very excited. On a superficial level, while technically a paperback … Read More

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and the Annihilation of Christian Women’s Innocence

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Philippians 4:8 [ESV]  “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” es, I am a Christian.  No, I am not a woman.  Why in the world, then, would I consider myself in any way capable of writing an article with the target audience being solely Christian women?  Two reasons: 1) We all use the same Bible and thus can speak into each other’s lives truthfully, and 2) I anonymously surveyed hundreds of women regarding the Fifty Shades of Grey books and upcoming movie.  Also, this week’s episode of the FireAway! podcast discusses this article … Read More