For you formed my inward parts;
you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Wonderful are your works;
my soul knows it very well.
My frame was not hidden from you,
when I was being made in […]
This week I’ve been caught up into a new site that fired up on the vast interweb. The site? Story Warren, “allies in immagination.” It is a great resource to assist parents nurture their children’s imagination (and maybe keep the imaginations of us parents kindled). It has been brought forth from […]
Reading Through A Shot of Faith [to the Head]
Chapter Four: “Trust Me”
I had to laugh at the asertion by Christopher Hitchens that “faith is too easy,” a quote Stokes opened chapter four with. It seems I constantly ask God to strengthen […]
We are starting another summer reading series going through Paul Tripp’s book What Did You Expect: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage. I highly recommend this book for any married, engaged, or dating couple. Paul Tripp brings a wealth of wisdom from years of marriage […]
Chapter Two: “Does Evidence Need Evidence?”
In chapter two Stokes discusses evidence in the argument that evidentialism hinges upon it. We often think of evidence as being something physical, but Stokes describes what we think to be physical really forms an argument and […]
A few years ago I was working for an architectural firm in Ankeny. Due to the commute I would leave early and regularly found myself the first to arrive at the office. My morning routine soon became set– starting the office coffee pot and checking my email. It was this time in my […]
This begins a look at Mitch Stokes’ new book A Shot of Faith [to the Head]. This first post will deal with the intro, preface, and first chapter.
According to his bio, Mitch Stokes holds five patents in something called aeroderivative gas turbine technology. He has received an MA in religion […]
Makoto Fujimura first came across my radar over five years ago as World Magazine’s 2005 Daniel of the Year. His artwork was amazing, and as a new believer wrapping up my last year of architecture school it was encouraging to read the cover article on Makoto Fujimura, his […]
Last night we went to Christmas Eve service at church. Gabe joined us in the auditorium and enjoyed mimicking the drummer during worship songs. The songs were punctuated with interludes of readings. One of the readings was from Miracles by C.S. Lewis:
“In the Christian story God descends to reascend. He comes down; down from […]