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Choose Life: Because Christ Is "Coming My Way"

This has been a hard week for a lot of people.About 2 Fridays ago, megachurch pastor Rick Warren's son committed suicide at 27. Last Friday, author Brennan Manning passed away at 78. Monday, Boston happened. Tuesday, Virginia Tech was commemorated (perhaps especially at Virginia universities like mine). Although there's lots┬áthat I could read and lots┬áthat… Continue reading Choose Life: Because Christ Is "Coming My Way"

book reflections

What I’ve Been Reading: The Ragamuffin Gospel

(Yes, I do use MLA-style citations in this post. I can't help it. I'm an English major!)The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning looks closely at God's grace for all people - for alcoholics, prostitutes, children, sick people, hard-working people, or any other kind of "ragamuffin" in need of some help (which covers all of us,… Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading: The Ragamuffin Gospel