Book Review: One Faithful Promise

I’m not sure how long this book has been on my shelf. I’m not even sure where it came from. It’s small, about the size of my hand, and thin. Not much to it. And yet it for sure packs a spiritual punch. One Faithful Promise, by Magrey R. deVega, is a must read forContinue reading “Book Review: One Faithful Promise”

Book Review: John Crist’s Delete That

As a pastor with 7 kids (John is one of 8 kids with a pastor father), I learned some lessons on how to love my children better and how to help them feel seen and heard. Those were good lessons for me. I was also reminded of the beauty of the church when we embrace the real selves of those around us (not the masks we wear).

Book Review: The Path Between Us

It seems like lots of folks these days are asking “What’s your enneagram number?” or saying things like “She must be a 2.” The enneagram has experienced a renewed interest over the last few years. And if you don’t know what it is, the enneagram has actually been around for a very long time andContinue reading “Book Review: The Path Between Us”

Book Review: Online Ministry Books

Over the last year, I’ve read 2 books that have helped me better understand the “why” and “how” of online presence and digital ministry. For churches, parachurch ministries, and ministry professionals, the question is not “do we go online” and is instead “how can we make our digital ministry more meaningful?” The Connected Church and From Social Media to Social Ministry are both books that walk the reader through that exact question.