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A Call for Purity, Not “Christian Fiction Porn”

#185480182 / gettyimages.com I recently read a well-written Christian novel that had many positives: nice pacing, a clear Gospel message, concision and clarity, humorous and pithy descriptions, not-hokey dialogue, and Scripture was handled with respect. It was a good book, … Continue reading

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Review of The Quest for Meekness and Quietness of Spirit

This year I am focusing on the character trait (or virtue or spiritual fruit) of meekness. I was encouraged this direction by my husband’s having preached through a series on the fruits of the Spirit in late 2013, as well … Continue reading

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Lessons from Calvin

Last week I shared a book review of The Betrayal: A Novel on John Calvin by Douglas Bond. This week I would like to share many of the lessons I learned from Calvin through this novel. “A great cloud of … Continue reading

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Review of The Betrayal

The Betrayal by Douglas Bond is a half-biography, half-novel treatment of reformer John Calvin. If you want a transition from reading solely Christian fiction into meatier biographies of Christian heroes, this novel would be a perfect fit. Follow Calvin’s life … Continue reading

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The Three R’s ~ Book Review

Dr. Ruth Beechick has written several books to help homeschoolers on their journey. The Three R’s is a helpful read for home educators just starting out. Content After reading A Biblical Home Education, Beechick very practically gives advice on how … Continue reading

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Review of A Biblical Home Education

Dr. Ruth Beechick has written several books to help homeschoolers on their journey. She writes from an unapologetically Christian viewpoint, especially in A Biblical Home Education, which is subtitled “Building Your Homeschool on the Foundation of God’s Word.” A Biblical … Continue reading

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Review of Dear Mr. Henshaw

I’m afraid that Dear Mr. Henshaw written by Beverly Cleary, an author to whom I would normally give higher scores for clever, humorous children’s literature, does not score at all on my list of Must-Read Children’s Lit, and scores low on … Continue reading

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