Unbelievable By John Shelby Spong

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Unbelievable is a new book written by John Shelby Spong, who is a retired 88 year old Episcopal Bishop. I have a strong affinity with Bishop Spong and his writings…. Read more

Words of Wisdom from Anne Lamott

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In my limited spare time, I enjoy writing. This means I gather a lot of inspiration from other writers. Anne Lamott, sometimes called a hippie grandma, is a favorite, and… Read more

For the Love – my buddy Jen Hatmaker

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Okay, it’s true, I’m a big Jen Hatmaker fan. But also, when someone speaks into my life, I tend to listen to them whether it’s words on a page or… Read more

Of Mess and Moxie

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Hey there – Many of you already know this, but perhaps a few have missed out on this amazing book by Jen Hatmaker. Be warned – it could bring you… Read more

The Future of Faith by Harvey Cox

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Dr. Harvey Cox is a professor at Harvard University. He mentions the conflict of beliefs and attitudes, and how traditional Christianity is falling apart and dying. He comes from a… Read more

Everything Is Spiritual

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This presentation by Rob Bell will help anyone who is trying to understand how science and faith can go together.  

Future Family – Our Way, A Way

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http://futurefamily.org/our-way-a-way This is a great overview of parenting presented by Andy and Sandra Stanley.  It’s informative and entertaining.  One of my greatest joys is teaching the Parenting Class at Suncoast… Read more

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

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This is an excellent, easy to read guide to improving your relationship with your child(ren) through how you communicate.  It’s true that “kids don’t care what you know until they… Read more

Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It)

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Or as I like to say as Outreach Director of Suncoast Community Church, “Help me help you.”  At Suncoast, we believe in helping organizations in the community better serve their… Read more

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind

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Have you ever said, “What in the world is my child thinking”? Well here it is!  The authors discuss and break down a new science of how your child’s brain… Read more