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We are Christians who both read and write Christian fiction. The goal for this blog is to talk about the books we read and about our spiritual journeys. So you’re just as apt to read a review or comments on a book–fiction or non-fiction–as you are to read a devotional or inspiring quote or about daily Christian life in our posts. On the weekends, we post about writing and welcome guest bloggers. It is our hope to build a community where we can interact, discuss matters of importance to us, encourage, share and lift spirits.

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  • Intelligent and Christian by James R. Coggins
    Last November, John G. Stackhouse, Jr. posted a blog titled “Why Mere Christianity Should Have Bombed.”  The title is deliberately provocative. Mere Christianity by British scholar C.S. Lewis was published over 60 years ago and has been one of the … Continue reading →
  • The Beauty of Flawed
    We I was just a little girl, I thought the birthmark I had on my throat was a stain and I did my best to get rid of it, until my mother explained what it was and that my beauty … Continue reading →
  • A Good Week by Nancy J. Farrier
    Do you ever have one of those days/weeks/months where everything seems to go wrong? You look at the calendar wrong and miss an appointment? Or you miss a birthday or other important date? You simply forget something you meant to … Continue reading →
  • Remind Yourself of Truth by Bridget A. Thomas
    These past couple of years our world has given us a lot to fret about. Just turn on the news for five minutes and discouragement will come knocking. It can be so difficult to put one foot in front of … Continue reading →
  • Wedding Reflections by Julie Arduini
    Well, our last big event of the summer is behind us. Our son Brian married Brianna over the weekend. As I watched him on the platform, smiling as they were announced Mr. and Mrs., greeting everyone, I thought about the … Continue reading →
  • No Other Gods by James R. Coggins
    First in a series In the modern world, we laugh at primitive peoples who worship idols, who bow down to images of bulls and crocodiles and serpents, who revere the stars and the sun, who seek guidance through tea leaves … Continue reading →
  • Delighting in His Commands by Nancy J. Farrier
    When we first bought our house there was a staircase leading up to the roof. The stairs were dangerous for kids so my husband blocked it off to keep them from getting hurt. Our six-year-old son obeyed that rule, but … Continue reading →
  • A Sign of the Times by James R. Coggins
    A few days ago, I went to the store to buy some envelopes. Nothing special. Just four and an eighth-inch by nine and a quarter-inch, white envelopes. The kind we used to use to send bill payments and official and … Continue reading →
  • He Knows My Name!
    There’s a Christian song entitled He Knows My Name. It was written by Tommy Walker and the lyrics of this song are so powerful. I have a Maker He formed my heart Before even time began My life was in … Continue reading →
  • Sleuthfest by Tara Randel
    At the beginning of July, a writer friend and I went to Sleuthfest, an annual conference put on by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. After the past few years of Zoom meetings, it was so nice to … Continue reading →
  • Listening to the Lord by Bridget A. Thomas
    Years ago when I was driving home from work, I was on the interstate (highway, expressway, freeway, or whatever you call it in your neck of the woods!). There was a box truck near me that I had a bad … Continue reading →
  • Gomer Girl by Julie Arduini
    One of my favorite things to do is teach Bible studies. I’ve done so online, and currently I’m teaching a class for women at church. Throughout 2022 my teaching partner has been sharing through Heroes of the Old Testament. It’s … Continue reading →
  • One Father by James R. Coggins
    In Mark 3:20-35, when Jesus’ “mother and brothers” came to see Him, Jesus apparently refused to see them. In speaking to the crowd in Mark 3:34, Jesus said that His mother and brothers are those who do God’s will. In … Continue reading →

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