Review of ‘The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversation’ by Mary Schaller and John Crilly


Mary Schaller and John Crilly, The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversation: Walking Alongside People Who Believe Differently (Carol Steam, IL: Tyndale Momentum, 2016). Not long ago, I was standing in line behind a man at the checkout stand of a gas station. He paid his bill and handed the cashier something, which she received with a look of befuddlement on her face. Then he turned around, handed me something, and walked out the door. He never said a word the whole time. I looked down and realized I was holding a self-printed evangelistic tract. My first thought was, His motivation … Continue reading Review of ‘The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversation’ by Mary Schaller and John Crilly

Review of ‘The Third Target’ by Joel C. Rosenberg


 Joel C. Rosenberg, The Third Target (Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale, 2015). Hardcover | Kindle “What we want is not more little books about Christianity,” C. S. Lewis once said in an address on Christian apologetics, “but more little books by Christians on other subjects—with their Christianity latent.” I thought of Lewis’s remarks as I read Joel C. Rosenberg’s new thriller, The Third Target. The plot centers on New York Times reporter J. B. Collins, whose sources have informed him that ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons from the Syrian government. As Collins pursues this story across three continents, … Continue reading Review of ‘The Third Target’ by Joel C. Rosenberg