Science of Fasting

Science of Fasting

Science of Fasting, directed by Sylvie Gilman, Thierry de Lestrade –Review by Ashley Linne Since we are in the season of Lent, this documentary seemed to be fitting. Fasting is a spiritual discipline that people have practiced for centuries, but until recently...
Barking to the Choir

Barking to the Choir

Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship By Gregory Boyle   –Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D.   If you haven’t read Father Gregory Boyle’s first book, Tattoos on the Heart, you’re behind. This Jesuit priest, known to homies as “G-Dog,”...
Hannah Coulter

Hannah Coulter

Hannah Coulter A Novel by Wendell Berry –Review by Teri Hyrkas True confession: Hannah Coulter is the first book by Wendell Berry that I have read. I blush to admit that Berry’s books about the fabled town of Port William, Kentucky, have been on my...
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard By Chip and Dan Heath Published 2010 ISBN: 9780385528757 –Review by Douglas Balzer      Insightful, Switch gives us a deeper understanding of how critically important the change process is for building any...
The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zac Efron, rated PG –Review by Ashley Linne *SPOILER ALERT* If you enjoy musicals such as Moulin Rouge or Newsies, you will love The Greatest Showman. If you hate musicals, you will still enjoy...
The Imperfect Disciple

The Imperfect Disciple

The Imperfect Disciple: Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together   Jared C. Wilson   -Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, ThD.   Yeah, I know… Both the title and the subtitle should pique the interest of any Christ-follower. Wilson begins the book...