Morality: The Great Distractor,  by Ryan Stanley

By: Guest Bloggers on Thursday March 7, 2019

Watching the people’s reaction after they have witnessed one of his tricks is perhaps the best part of the show. I’ve heard magic is all about distraction. So as we watch the show I try to look to where Carbonaro might be distracting us from—his other hand, the left side of the counter,...

Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon, by Ray Rhodes

By: Guest Bloggers on Saturday December 22, 2018

Her late husband, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the English Baptist pastor renowned as the “Prince of Preachers,” had written the book. The book, a commentary on the gospel of Matthew, was Spurgeon’s final work, which Susie described as “the last sweet, loving labor for the Master’s glory of...

Jesus Flips the Script, by Ryan Stanley

By: Guest Bloggers on Thursday December 13, 2018

The way Jesus interacts with people is usually quite surprising. You think you know what he is going to say, but he goes a completely different direction. You’re ready for him to blast a Pharisee, and he answers them with a question of his own. Or, there is a perfect chance for him to go into more...

Jesus as an Immigrant, by Joe Battaglia

By: Guest Bloggers on Saturday November 24, 2018

Interesting point, but the question of legal or illegal is not really at the core of this discussion. In my new book, “Unfriended: Finding True Community In Our Disconnected Culture”, I offer some possible insight into this debate. There has certainly been much political grandstanding,...