Tag: John Eldredge

Hope Is An “Anchor For The Soul”

Hope Is An “Anchor For The Soul”

To what have you given your first hope? Relationships? A career?  Promotions?  Higher Salary? Achievements?  Fame? Books written about you? Vacations?  Trips of a lifetime? Bucket Lists...things to do before you die?  Retirement? Our first hope should always be placed in the return of our Lord. When it is, instead, given over to other things … Continue reading Hope Is An “Anchor For The Soul”

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Journey of the Heart

Journey of the Heart

"We are so committed to arranging for a happy little life that God has to thwart us to bring us back to himself."   "The true story of every person in this world is not the story you see, the external story. The true story of each person is the journey of his or her … Continue reading Journey of the Heart

Book Review:  “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

A fascinating topic from the consistently-intriguing John Eldredge.  I recommend his insightful book, Walking with God. Walking with God is a skill; a discipline that we learn and apply over time.  With this work, we follow Eldredge over the course of one year of his real life examples; his real-life walk with God.  How does … Continue reading Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge

Book Review:  The Utter Relief of Holiness

Book Review: The Utter Relief of Holiness

Oswald Chambers once wrote, "Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man." The most important things in life are often the most simple.  At our center, we see and understand their simplicity. Hugging your little girl.  Throwing the ball with a grandson.  Playing with your puppy.  Marveling in the Lord's creation, especially during these … Continue reading Book Review: The Utter Relief of Holiness

Book Review:  “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

Book Review: “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

Remember reading a book and thinking, "I've never thought of it like that.  Amazing!"  Prepare for that kind of ride with John Eldredge's "Beautiful Outlaw." The gospel is "good news," providing a solution to our problem of sin.  The Son of God; come to this earth to live as one of us, without sin, and … Continue reading Book Review: “Beautiful Outlaw,” by John Eldredge

“Love & War” by John & Stasi Eldredge

“Love & War” by John & Stasi Eldredge

Book Review Love & War: Finding the Marriage You've Dreamed of by John & Stasi Eldredge There's not an instructional manual on marriage.  There's not a list of steps on how to become one with another human, on how to love another more than yourself; on being committed for, and beyond, life.  That's impossible.  But … Continue reading “Love & War” by John & Stasi Eldredge

Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity

Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity

"We typically think of integrity as the ability to resist temptation by resolve.  And that's a good thing; self-discipline is a good thing.  But there is another level of integrity, the kind where you don't even want the seduction that is being presented to you.  Goodness runs so deep, so pervasive through your character and … Continue reading Deep-Rooted, Pervasive Integrity