Category: Church development

Book Review: The Runaway by Melanie Dobson

The Runaway by Melanie Dobson My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle This was a wonderful story with history, romance, God, and responsibility all wrapped in a great tale of the Underground Railroad and the Quakers in America. I was intrigued as well as blessed… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Runaway by Melanie Dobson”

Book Review: My Dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt Dobson

AudibleMy Dearest Dietrich: A Novel of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Lost Love by Amanda Barratt My rating: 5 of 5 stars A singularly stirring rendition of the life and death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Maria is a young acquaintance of Pastor Bonhoeffer and falls in love with… Continue Reading “Book Review: My Dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt Dobson”

Book Review: The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson

The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindleHumbled I am As a person with some Jewish heritage, I always find stories surrounding the Holocaust appealing. Add God’s grace and the history of Nuremberg and White Supremacy and this makes for… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson”

Quick Thought on Being Online as Real Ministry — The Domain for Truth

It seems one good thing that happen from 2020 onwards has been the amount of online Christian fellowship and ministry that’s happening. I was thinking about my prayers and my prayers for others.  I notice these days my prayers for those with prayer requests… Continue Reading “Quick Thought on Being Online as Real Ministry — The Domain for Truth”

Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell

How to Belong to a Church-and Love It by Vikki Kestell My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle We are the body of Christ Thank you for this chapter on belonging to a local congregation. My burden lately has been that getting my church online… Continue Reading “Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell”

Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell

By a New and Living Way by Vikki Kestell My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle Insightful study!I appreciate the author’s fiction series and her heart for God is apparent in all of them. I am enjoying this spiritual growth series also and noted with… Continue Reading “Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell”

Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell

Led by the Spirit by Vikki Kestell My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle Good, honest, no holds barred; encouragement and correction at its finest. I would be hard-pressed to find better over a pulpit. Thank you Vikki for this series. It challenges me to… Continue Reading “Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell”

Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell

Godly Emotional Maturity by Vikki Kestell My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle Unlimited Spiritual Maturity I was once again challenged to examine myself and ask God where I am this regard. Thinking myself a mature Christian (my advancing physical age not withstanding) I find… Continue Reading “Book Review: Spiritual Maturity by Vikki Kestell”

Book Review: Soul Winning by T.L. Osborn

Soul Winning: How to Share God’s Love and Life to a World in Despair by T.L. OsbornMy rating: 5 of 5 starsKindlegreat lesson guides Though the thrust of the book wasn’t lessons, each chapter presented new information, consistently supported by scripture. I am a… Continue Reading “Book Review: Soul Winning by T.L. Osborn”

Daily service: You are the church.

Just as Air Force One stops being Air Force One if the President isn’t sent on it, the building you use for church isn’t Church unless Jesus joins you there. Just as Air Force One stops being Air Force One if the President isn’t… Continue Reading “Daily service: You are the church.”