Does sharing your faith scare you? There is something about doing it that is a bit nerve-racking Maybe it is the fear of rejection, being made fun of, or perhaps something else. The fact of the matter is that somebody needs to hear your story. Author and speaker Nancy HC Ward recently wrote a book... Continue Reading →
The stories are relatable, funny, and pack a punch. Though it is an autobiography of sorts, it reads like a devotional and there is something in every chapter that will challenge you to live a deeper faith.
As a convert to the Catholic Church it was an honor to read and review this book. I went through the RCIA program a couple times and it served to answer my basic questions. However, I was lost for the most part because there were still many other questions I had and I wasn't sure... Continue Reading →
Right off the bat I have a confession to make. I am running way behind when it comes to book reviews, but I promise to get caught up in the next couple weeks. I am getting back in the saddle with reviews with Brandon Vogt's newest book titled Why I Am Catholic (And You Should... Continue Reading →
When it comes to Catholic social teaching it is fairly easy to find books on individual topics. In this volume, which is a third, edition, Kevin E. McKenna gives concise explanations on every aspect of Catholic social teaching. The author is Pastor and Rector of the Cathedral community in Rochester, NY. He has extensive experience... Continue Reading →
Wright, Archie T., Brad Embry and Ronald Herms. Early Jewish Literature: An Anthology. 2 Volumes. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2018. Click Here To View This book is an anthology that is made up of two separate volumes. Each volume is well over 500 pages long and includes early Jewish works from the second Temple period. For... Continue Reading →
The Bible is full of examples when it comes to leadership. As a Christian it would only make sense that there be a Bible devoted to the issue. After all, we are all leaders of some kind. Whether at work, home, or in our churches there are circumstances in which we are a leader. John... Continue Reading →
Studying the life of St. Paul is a special joy for me. Perhaps it is because I can identify with him in some small way. I am nowhere near the evangelist or leader he was, but I did persecute the church of God at one point. Reading his story of redemption is one that inspires... Continue Reading →