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Book Review: “Workship” by Kara Martin

Work brings mixed emotions to the surface in all of us. For some, we think of the colleagues we call friends, the enjoyable chats at the lunch table, the stimulating work, the beautiful children we get to raise at home, the fantastic paycheque. For others of us,...

Children’s Book Review: God’s Very Good Idea

From before the beginning, God had a very good, very wonderful idea. An idea of love, of beautiful diversity and of colourful difference. God had an idea of a family of image-bearers, loving him and loving one another. God's idea is such a good idea. It is a very good...

Book and Program Review: The Zookeeper- Naomi and Stephen Reed

"The Zookeeper"ˆ written by Naomi Reed and illustrated by her son, Stephen Reed, is a delightful allegory of the Gospel and big picture of the Bible for children. This book is the latest in The Zookeeper line by Naomi Reed that demonstrates her artful writing and...

What I’ve Been Reading: A Little Bit of Fiction

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been really enjoying reading some fiction books. There is something about having a world to escape to now and then that is very relaxing and helps me recharge. Dave has even taken the kids a couple of nights after tea for some...

Easter for Kids: Resurrection Eggs

Easter is quickly approaching! For the last few years, I feel like I have always been a bit underprepared with Easter and I am left rushing and struggling to be intentional. In order to be a bit more prepared, I am starting my Easter posts early 🙂 One tradition we...

Love Be the Loudest: Review and Interview with Ginny Owens

Award-winning singer-songwriter, Ginny Owens and her new album "Love Be the Loudest" makes me happy. Released in November of 2016, it is fresh and vibrant and makes me want to get up and dance along (should I admit the kids and I have been doing just this?). The music...

Happy Birthday Pursuits of God!

I have always loved words. My parents spent many hours reading with us. As a young girl I loved keeping a journal and writing notes. Over the years, I have come to love words: writing them, listening to them, reading them and sharing them. Most of all though, I have...

Review: Risen (2016)

"Risen" is a film released earlier this year and is directed by Kevin Reynolds. Set in AD 33, this film follows the story of Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a Roman Tribune as he searches for the body of Jesus in order to dispel any notion of a 'risen Christ'. Beginning...

Tunes I’m Listening To

Music is a big part of our home- we listen to it, we watch it, we play it, we sing it. Some days, when we are all needing a pick-me-up, I put on some music to lift our spirits and lift our hearts and minds. For the last few years, we have been Spotify fans. In case...

Book Review: Then Sings My Soul- Philip Percival

Music in church is something everyone has an opinion about- some like hymns, others want only 'modern' music; some want drums, others only want the organ. Opinions are always available; they get in and can often wreak havoc bringing disunity to the church body. After...

Book Review: Glimpses of Grace- Gloria Furman

Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home by Gloria Furman (Crossway, 2013), was a pleasure to read. Structured in two parts- Your Foundation in the Mundane and The Miraculous in the Mundane- Furman combines both strong theology with practical application...

Book Review: Do More Better- Tim Challies (2016)

Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity (Cruciform Press, Dec 2015) is the latest book by blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies. In this short book (114 pages), Challies delivers high on practicality and fairly light on biblical foundations. Yet, as...

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