Monday Musings on Easter and the Ukraine

We've been reading through C.S. Lewis's book Preparing for Easter since the beginning of March and just finished it yesterday. ‘What are we to make of Christ?’ There is no question of what we can make of Him, it is entirely a question of what He intends to make of us. You must accept or … Continue reading Monday Musings on Easter and the Ukraine

Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton (1908)

Orthodoxy is Gilbert Keith Chesterton’s ((1874 -1936) spiritual biography. His purpose in writing this book was to ‘attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian Faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it.’ It was not meant to be an ecclesiastical discourse but a ‘slovenly autobiography.’ For me, Orthodoxy … Continue reading Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton (1908)

The God Who Is There by Francis A. Schaeffer (1968)

  The God Who Is There by Francis Schaeffer was first published in 1968 and revised in 1982, two years before the author’s death.Schaeffer was called ‘the great prophet of our age’ when he was still alive and now, 35 years after his death, his observations and wisdom are still relevant and no less valuable.Francis … Continue reading The God Who Is There by Francis A. Schaeffer (1968)

Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis (1955)

  C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) has been called one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century as well as the most influential writer of his time. He wrote over thirty books including the beloved children’s classic, The Chronicles of Narnia, which was my first introduction to his writing when I was about twelve years of … Continue reading Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis (1955)