I was happy to finally accomplish one of my yearly reading goals. Having three little ones and limited time means that getting through the books I want to get through can be a challenge. But, this past year I was able to do it. What is more personally satisfying is that I likely would have… Read More My Top-10 2020 Books
By Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The American Evangelical Church, like our society, faces an immense amount of strain and tension right now. The Church seems at war with itself over how to respond to racial strife, political warfare, Trumpism, progressive-ism, CRT, right-wing activism, left-wing activism, the great reset, practicing Christian freedom, responding to government action and… Read More The Missing Message: Unity in a Time of Conflict (Part 1)
The idea of parenting has undergone a radical transformation in our culture today. As the current moral and ideological revolution tears through our society, parenting is just one of a long list of victims that have undergone a radical deconstruction. As Christians we have the source for what is true, right, and good. Our God… Read More Parenting Littles: 5 Reasons Why Parents Requiring Obedience is Good, Godly, and Essential.
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The book reviews that I publish are intended to be concise, helpful, and to-the-point. They are divided into three sections: why I read the book, synopsis and structure, agreements and positives, disagreements and negatives, and reasons to read. Why I Read the Book I read this book upon the recommendation by… Read More Gospel Allegiance by Matthew Bates – Book Review
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The book reviews that I publish are intended to be concise, helpful, and to-the-point. They are divided into three sections: why I read this book, synopsis and structure, agreements/positives, disagreements/negatives, and reasons to read at the end. Why I Read the Book I had learned about this book months before it… Read More Atonement and the Death of Christ – Book Review
by Contributor Devon Scott My Background After coming to Christ at a young age, I was almost immediately immersed in a predominantly Christian- conservative context. As a young African-American, crossing over from the inner-city, to Holland, MI was a big leap. Looking back, God’s grace was pretty clear from day one, as I was discipled… Read More Did the Apostles Teach Doctrine?
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks This is my first book review and I am planning to keep reviews short and effective. I think the best reviews are not too time-consuming but helpful and to-the-point. I plan to break my reviews up into four groupings: why I read the book, synopsis and structure, agreements/positives, disagreements/negatives, and reasons… Read More Beyond Racial Gridlock – A Review
by Guest Contributor Josh Postma From the Editor: Guest contributors do not necessarily represent the views and beliefs of Life, Mind, and Things or our contributors. To my fellow gun nuts and new gun owners. For those of you who don’t know me, I am the brother in law of the Editor in Chief, the… Read More Guns and New Gun Owners
by the Staff at Life, Mind, and Things Reader, first watch the video and then read the article below. In this article I will demonstrate that this video over-promises and under-delivers. Although it seeks to be a powerful video that convinces the regular reader of Vox that evolution is true and obvious (so obvious you… Read More Proof of Evolution? Look at Your Own Body! – A Quick Response
by Editor Michael Brooks Men, it’s been a long war, it’s been a tough war. You’ve fought bravely, proudly for your country. You’re a special group. You’ve found in one another a bond, that exists only in combat, among brothers. You’ve shared foxholes, held each other in dire moments. You’ve seen death and suffered together.… Read More Band of Brothers – A Reflection