The last days of summer. They have waned, and I must confess I’m not quite yet ready to see them gone. Thankfully, here in the Pacific Northwest Indian Summer tends to hang on for a while, and we are making the most of these days with fun outings — such as this family movie/dinner night to […]
“When I sit down finally in the old man’s gown and slippers, helping the cat to keep the fireplace warm, I shall look back upon Ben-Hur as my best performance.” ~ Lew Wallace Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Carol Wallace (based on the bestselling novel by Lew Wallace) About this book: (from the publisher) As […]
Yesterday’s post featured They Say We Are Infidels: On the run from ISIS with persecuted Christians in the Middle East by WORLD magazine editor and Middle East reporter Mindy Belz. If you missed my reflections on this important book, you can read them here. Today, I’m pleased to share with you an except from the book […]
“Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these ‘infidels’: You have no place in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stay, leave, or be killed.” They Say We Are Infidels: On the run from ISIS with persecuted Christians in […]
The Alliance by Jolina Petersheim About this book: (from the publisher) When Leora Ebersole sees the small plane crash in her Old Order Mennonite community, she has no idea it’s a foreshadowing of things to come.