Monthly Archives: December 2018

Merry Christmas!

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The “Mega Joy” of Christmas by Matthew Miller

A dear friend of mine who loves Christmas music had it playing in the background a few days ago while he was packing up his house for a move. Over the past few weeks, he’s been driving one hundred miles … Continue reading

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Christmas During the Civil War

“Christmas in Camp,” an illustration by Thomas Nast for Harper’s Weekly   On the Homefront It can be difficult to relate to the men and women of the Civil War era.  Despite the extraordinarily different circumstances in which they found themselves, however, … Continue reading

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Review of Rocket Men

 In his book, Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon, Robert Kurson tells the incredible story of America’s race to the moon and the ingenuity it took to … Continue reading

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Review of Hero of An Empire

             In Candace Millard’s Hero of an Empire, Winston Churchill is on the rebound after his first election loss. Looking for a distraction and to make a name for himself, Churchill is hired by a prominent London newspaper to … Continue reading

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Review of A Fatal Grace

  In Louise Penny’s A Fatal Grace, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the cozy village of Three Pines at Christmas to investigate the murder of C. C. de Poitiers. The fact that de Poitiers ended up dead is … Continue reading

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Review of Holy Sexuality and the Gospel

  In his new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story, Christopher Yuan makes a compelling biblical case that our sexuality, whether we are single or married, can only be fulfilled when … Continue reading

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