Tag Archives: books

Maggie Lee for Good Book is Ready for Pre-Order

I was excited to see our new book, Maggie Lee for Good, listed on the Smyth and Helwys website today.  It is still in the printing process (should be out in a few weeks), but can be pre-ordered here.  It will also be available as an e-book. It is great to see that all of […]

Why Preachers Need to Read

I don’t know any preachers who don’t read.  Even though most preachers I’ve encountered tend to have more books than they can shelve in one office, stacks of books doesn’t mean that any of them have been opened, at least in a long time.  We preachers come out of seminary in a mode of reading […]

Why It’s Good to Read Fiction

If you ever needed an excuse to enjoy a good book (or ebook!), the latest study on reading provides it:  It is good for your brain.  We love stories, enjoying the narrative of created places and events.  Most of our attention, however, goes to TV and film fiction, which cannot provide the same effect as […]

E-book or Pulp? Hard to decide.

Electronic books or real pulp?  I have gone back and forth on this subject.  I was a Kindle early adopter, loving the freedom of buying and carrying books without any great effort.  It also solved my bookshelf problem.  After a while, I grew tired of having yet one more screen to look at and drifted […]