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Renewing the Christian Mind: Essays, Interviews, and Talks, by Dallas Willard, edited by Gary Black, Jr.

I gave this book three stars on Goodreads

It might seem strange that I would only give a Dallas Willard book three stars, as much as I love his work. 302 more words


Does God Lose People the Way People Lose Keys?

Thinking about “being lost” and being “looked for” (as in, car keys):

Dallas Willard, in Renovation of the Heart, specifically uses the example of keys in talking about what it means for something or someone to be “lost.” As in, ultimately, the concept of “lost souls.” So, in his discussion, when something is “lost” it means “to be… 523 more words



Apologetics is not a call to beat unwilling people into intellectual submission, but to be the servant of those in need. — Dallas Willard


Better Than You Can Ever Imagine

Today is Friday, May 5, 2017.


Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, 
  who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. 
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Soul Keeping: Caring For the Most Important Part of You, by John Ortberg

Soul Keeping is an interesting book. While it is largely about what the title suggests, it is also largely about John Ortberg’s evolving relationship with Dallas Willard. 478 more words


From My Reading

“What is thinking? It is the activity of searching out what must be true, or cannot be true, in light of given facts or assumptions. It extends the information we have and enables us to see the larger picture, both clearly and wholly. 445 more words


Anger Series

I am reading a fabulous book by Dallas Willard called The Great Omission: Reclaiming Jesus’ Essential Teachings on Discipleship. I have been pondering this quote for several days: 416 more words