Book Review:: Tea with Hezbollah by Ted Dekker & Carl Medearis

I always thought sitting down with chocolate chip cookies and a cold glass of milk was key to peace in the Middle East—if only we could all agree to sit down together. That’s what Carl Medearis suggested to novelist Ted Dekker one evening over dinner—only the pair would drink tea, a popular drink in theContinue reading “Book Review:: Tea with Hezbollah by Ted Dekker & Carl Medearis”

Crappy Children’s Church Crafts

My mom just called me to ask me if the local craft store had pony beads in various color for a craft she was putting together for the children’s program at her church. She that the children were learning about the plagues brought on Egypt when Pharaoh refused to free the Israelites from slavery; eachContinue reading “Crappy Children’s Church Crafts”

Abraham’s Other Women

Sometimes when reading through my Bible, I come to a long list of names. Bildebad beget Salmon who beget Herring who beget Peanut Butter and it goes on and on and on. More often than not, I skip over the biblical genealogies and get to the “good stuff”–you know, the big epics, the scandals, theContinue reading “Abraham’s Other Women”