The Well & The Shallows

"We have come out of the shallows and the dry places to the one deep well; and the Truth is at the bottom of it." ~ G.K. Chesterton

Jun

16

A Practical Guide to Culture

There are two aspects to writing that are arguably the most difficult to capture: making complex ideas simple; giving clarity to murky issues. Authors John Stonestreet and Brett Kunkle have managed to present the topic of culture and cultural engagement in a simple and clear style in their most recent book A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World. A Practical Guide to Culture is divided into four main parts. Part One is where Stonestreet and Kunkle set the stage. They explain what culture is and why it matters. Moreover, they properly situate culture in a larger context of the Biblical story. This is vitally important because […]

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Feb

12

The Colson Way

“I never got to meet Chuck Colson. I wish I had,” writes Owen Strachan, author of The Colson Way: Loving Your Neighbor and Living with Faith in a Hostile World. After reading this book, I was left with that exact same sentiment, I wish I had met Chuck Colson. And in a way, Strachan makes it feel as if you had met him. While the book focuses on Colson’s life, it is not entirely biographical in nature. Strachan tells Colson’s story as a way to motive the reader to action. This book is as much about Colson’s life and his engagement with the culture through the lens of his Christian […]

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