Book Review:: The Invisible World by Anthony DeStefano

Angels, demons, the supernatural, and Heaven—whether perusing the YA section (or “the paranormal romance” section as I fondly call it) at a local bookstore, reading countless opinions on whether or not Rob Bell is a universalist who believes there is no hell, or watching Angel (“Buffy: The Vampire Slayer” spin-off starring “Bones’” David Boreanaz), everyoneContinue reading “Book Review:: The Invisible World by Anthony DeStefano”

What the H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks?

Hell is a four-letter word.  As a child in church, we weren’t permitted to utter it.  “H-E-double-hockey-sticks,” was all that was permissible—and that was only when we were talking about the place of eternal fire and damnation (whoops!  I don’t think we were allowed to say “damnation” either!) Sometime in my early teens, the wordContinue reading “What the H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks?”

Take 5 with Jon Acuff of Stuff Christians Like

Stuff Christians Like (SCL) is a fast-growing site that takes a satirical and honest view of Christian pop culture.  Started in March 2008, site founder Jon Acuff decided to put an evangelical twist on the wildly popular blog, Stuff White People Like.  Writing with wit and sensitivity, Acuff has engaged readers with over 500 (almostContinue reading “Take 5 with Jon Acuff of Stuff Christians Like”

The Ordinary Radicals: A Guest Post

Have you ever read a movie review for a movie that nobody — including the review author — has ever seen? No? Well buckle your seat belts kiddos, there’s a first time for everything… Ahh Christianity in America. Quite the popular topic among, well, Americans. And not only Americans who claim to be Christians. IContinue reading “The Ordinary Radicals: A Guest Post”

Music Review: Kingdom of Comfort by Delirious?

4.1.08 Release By Amy Sondova What began in 1992 as a trio of guys working together to play at a local event for youth has translated into the worldwide success of Delirious?. The U.K. worship band comprised of Martin Smith (guitars/vocals), Tim Jupp (keys), Stew Smith (drums), Stu G (guitar), and Jon Thatcher (bass) hasContinue reading “Music Review: Kingdom of Comfort by Delirious?”

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)”

Book Review: Sex God by Rob Bell

Written in March 2007 By Amy Sondova Thoughtful and full of biblical insight, Rob Bell’s sophomore book, Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality And Spirituality, reconnects Christians to idea that sexuality is also spiritual. Bell offers a new look on what it means to be human, how our definition of humanity is ultimatelyContinue reading “Book Review: Sex God by Rob Bell”