Thoughts from Canaan…

"The whole land of Canaan, where you now reside as a foreigner, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God." – Genesis 17:8

Sanctifying Halloween

Originally posted on Thoughts from Canaan…:
‘Halloween.’  The very word conjures up images of witches, mummies, ghosts, and goblins.  It’s the season of haunted houses, horror movies, and carved pumpkins. …

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrate Banned Books Week!

If you’re going to celebrate ‘Banned Books Week’ and you want to read a real banned book, pick up a Bible.

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watch and Pray

”And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour? Keep watching and praying that you may … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Do Theology?

As Christians, studying God and the doctrines we hold about him should be a joy! Here are three reasons why every Christian should consciously do theology.

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Thing

“But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, “Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? Bid her therefore … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

3 Reasons To Read Biographies

At the end of last year I started writing this post but never finished it. It’s remained in my drafts folder since then. When I found it today, I thought … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Review – ‘Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’

All-in-all, this is a good biography that offers a starkly different Bonhoeffer than Metaxas did in 2011. If you read that book and would like something to balance it out, this might be a good choice.

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment