In September of 2011, my book club read Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts. Her book fell into my hands during a confusing season in my life, just a few months before a very dark season in my life. I began to practice very intentional gratitude, writing down three things a day for which I could be grateful. This […]
In Charles Kingsley’s The Water-Babies, Tom, a young chimney sweep who is trying to make his way in the world, is not imagining his life being different. It is apparent from the beginning that his life currently is all that he knows, which means that he does not know anything better than being abused by […]
I turned the last page of a book today that will haunt me for a long while. I usually come here to share snippets and quotes of whatever I’m reading, but I am finding it hard to do that this time. It is hard to slice this one up. I swallowed it whole in only […]
My old neighbor’s fertilizer is quite special… The moment I had signed the sales contract for the old farmhouse I'd been happier than I was in years. You see, in life, I did everything right. I headed the advice of my teachers and parents. After I'd finished school, I went on to university and got […]
John 1:1-5 The Deity of Christ 1 In the beginninga was the Wordb, and the Word was withc God, and the Wordd was God. 2 He [Lit This one] was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into beinge through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into […]
Amanda Lear Amanda Lear in France, 2011 Background information Genres Pop dance euro disco pop rock new wave eurodance jazz Occupation(s) Singer lyricist painter television personality actress model Instruments Vocals Years active 1975–present Labels Ariola Records Five Records Carrere Records Ricordi International Chène Music ZYX Music Le Marais Productions Edina Music Just Good Music for […]
The Christmas story as understood by the average Western Christian is rather in want of real understanding. It’s superficial in our modern, commercialised minds– it’s exactly like the plastic manger scenes most stores sell: a picture, yet wholly inaccurate. We know all about a little baby being born in a “manger”, and angels singing to […]
Headings so far: Does the Incarnation Guarantee Israel’s Future? A Deuteronomic stance Enter the Resurrection – Key to the Deuteronomic Dusting Off Incarnation The Trinity Trudges Through History; History Walks with the Trinity Tabernacling Bridges Sanctity of Place and Omnipresence Entempling Idolizing the Present “Paga”: reencountering Yeshua and Israel in the Old Testament where […]
1 John 4:1 “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” For the Christian, it’s extremely important to know the difference between what’s true and false, light and darkness, righteousness and unrighteousness, godliness and ungodliness. As the Apostle John […]
The Heavy Consequence staff picks the best tracks of the year.
Phase 1 of this year’s SPFBO is nearing its end, the finalists are being revealed, tears are being shed. To put the dot on the i, James Tivendale from Fantasy Book Review and I set out to interrogate the Godfather of the competition, Mr Mark Lawrence himself.
2018 InterVarsity Press Readers’ Choice Awards The results are in! 2018 Readers’ Choice Winners IVP Books: Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores by Dominique DuBois Gilliard The United States has more people locked up in jails, prisons, and detention centers than any other country in the history of the world. Exploring the history and […]