Book Review: A Mind for Missions by Paul Borthwick

Book Review: A Mind for Missions by Paul Borthwick

Blog, Book Review, Missions
I read a lot of books, it is one of my favorite ways to pass the time. When you read as many books as I do every now and then you get a few duds; books that are forgettable at best, and maybe even a waste of time. Every now and then you find a real gem though; a book you can reread again down the road and enjoy it anew and discover new things. For me, one of those books is Dr. Paul Borthwick’s A Mind for Missions. I first read this book about 15 years ago. I had just returned from a short-term mission trip to  and felt like my life had changed from the experience. I had seen God at work in ways I never had before.…
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Book Review: Bandersnatch by Diana Pavlac Glyer

Book Review: Bandersnatch by Diana Pavlac Glyer

Blog, Book Review
Confession time: I am a big fan of sci-fi and fantasy books. Ray Bradbury, Jack Vance, Patrick Rothfuss, Robert Jordan, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Brandon Sanderson...so many great authors and amazing books. Of the many great authors in this genre, my two favorite are J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Although most of you have probably heard of these authors (or at least their books) you may not be aware of the many bonds that linked these men who were, in fact, close friends, colleagues at Oxford University, and members of a group of writers who called themselves The Inklings. So it was with great expectation that I began reading Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings. The book explores the friendships of this group as…
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