A Year with God by Richard Foster (Julia L. Roller, ed.)

I have long been a fan of Richard Foster starting back with the classic Celebration of Discipline (now a 25th anniversary edition) and the aptly named Devotional Classics. But I will admit that, despite collecting a number of his other books and the The Renovare Spiritual Formation Bible, I haven’t read as much of his work as I would like.  So when I saw that he had come out with a daily reading orientated work, A Year with God: Living Out the Spiritual Disciplines, I knew I should...

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The Imaginary Jesus by Matt Mikalatos

I found out about Imaginary Jesus from the Tyndale Blog Network.  I received my free copy and promptly read the book. But I only manged to post anything to Goodreads. So I wanted to rectify that and offer my take on this book in this space in a more formal way (at least slightly). Here is the basic plot (cribbed from the publisher’s blurb): When Matt Mikalatos realizes that his longtime buddy in the robe and sandals isn’t the real Jesus at all, but an imaginary one, he embarks on a...

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