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Review of Burning Sky

In Lori Benton’s Burning Sky, Willa Obenchain returns to her family’s vacant homestead years after being abducted by Mohawk Indians. Seeking answers to her past, Willa discovers a seriously injured man on her property and feels the obligation to care … Continue reading

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A Call for Plodding Bloggers Tim Challies

  I believe that blogs have been a blessing to the church in the twenty-first century. Maybe I have to believe this since I have blogged nearly every day of the century. Still, with every bit of objectivity I can … Continue reading

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Mary Slessor’s Providential Preparation for Missionary Service by Vance Christie ⋅

Mary Slessor (1848-1915) was one of the most celebrated Christian missionaries of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For thirty-eight years she carried the Gospel to savage, degraded tribes in the dense forests of Calabar (southern Nigeria), West Africa, … Continue reading

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5 Questions To Ask of a Book Before You Read It By Tim Challies

They are far and away the most common questions I receive (beyond, perhaps, how to pronounce my name—it rhymes with “valleys”): Can you tell me anything about this author? Have you heard of this book? Is it safe to read? … Continue reading

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Review of For the Glory

In his book, For the Glory: Eric Liddell’s Journey from Olympic Champion to ModernMartyr, sports journalist Duncan Hamilton chronicles the life of one of the unlikeliest Gold Medalists in the history of the Games. Liddell, who was made infamous in … Continue reading

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Review of Delilah

Angela Hunt’s Delilah: Treacherous Beauty is the imaginative re-telling of the Old Testament account of Samson and Delilah. When Israel’s famous judge falls in love with a woman whose people he is to defeat, he soon discovers that his attraction … Continue reading

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Review of Merchant of Alyss

  In Thomas Locke’s, Merchant of Alyss, Hyam must travel into hostile territory and rely on unlikely allies in order to save his wife’s life. But will his quest put the whole realm in jeopardy? And will he survive the … Continue reading

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