FIRST Wild Card Tour + Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

Amy’s Take:  Joshua Harris’ first book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, impacted me when I was a teenager trying to figure out the opposite sex and how to date guys while honoring my promise to remain pure until marriage.  While some of Harris’ ideas seemed a little archaic and laughable to naysayers, his book helped meContinue reading “FIRST Wild Card Tour + Review: Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris”

Take 5 with Brian McLaren

Because artists, authors, and other exciting individuals don’t always have time for interviews, Backseat Writer is introducing a new feature called “Take 5”. This concept is simple—we e-mail five questions to a band, artist, author, astronaut, whoever, which should only take about five minutes to answer. It’s a great way to keep tabs on someContinue reading “Take 5 with Brian McLaren”

Book Review: Why We’re Not Emergent (By Two Guys Who Should Be)

By Amy Sondova Why We’re Not Emergent (By Two Guys Who Should Be) is an perceptive discourse on what pastor Kevin DeYoung and journalist Ted Kluck believe is lacking in the emergent church today. Often humorous, the insight and research the men have put into crafting their book is incredible. Not only reading a tonContinue reading “Book Review: Why We’re Not Emergent (By Two Guys Who Should Be)”

Miley’s Faith

Thanks to the AP for this lovely photo of Miley Cyrus. Her eyes look dramatic, don’t they? A big round of applause to Dave Garrison for today’s Miley Cyrus update. Clean-cut teen Miley Cyrus of “Hannah Montana” celebrity recently spoke about her faith in a Fox News interview saying, “I think it’s my faith thatContinue reading “Miley’s Faith”