Category history

POEM: Love, where are you?

What has become of the word so deep? To calm the hearts of those who weep A world of distress is all I see The word has been trampled underneath our feet Some have misused it to fulfill their evil deeds With a hate that comes not from heavens deep The word has stood the […]

POEM: FROM THE LAND OF TREASURES

From their land of treasures they were robbed Made to suffer at the hands of greedy men Used as toys to fulfill their deeds Deeds of riches at the cost of lives Robbed from their land taken to the new world New to them who had lost their hope Women and children separated Husbands made […]

Why Christ was born

The message of Christmas is the beginning of the out-working of the salvation of God through the ministry of His only begotten Son. A Christmas which means less than this is not the Christmas of the Christian. It is possible to become so absorbed in the history of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus […]

BOOK REVIEW: Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite

Author: Suki Kim ISBN-13: 9780307720658 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Publication date: 10/14/2014 Pages: 304 Source: I received this book from the Blogging for Books program in exchange for this review. ABOUT THE BOOK: Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without […]

BOOK REVIEW: Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Author: Luis J. Rodriguez ISBN-13: 9780743276917 Publisher: Touchstone Publication date: 9/6/2005 Pages: 288 Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Simon and Schuster Publishing, Touchstone Books ABOUT THE BOOK: The award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member surviving the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles, now featuring a new introduction […]

BOOK REVIEW: Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields

Author: Wendy Lower ISBN-13: 9780547863382 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication date: 10/8/2013 Pages: 288 Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing. ABOUT THE BOOK: Wendy Lower’s stunning account of the role of German women on the Nazi eastern front—not only as plunderers and direct witnesses, but as actual killers—powerfully revises […]

BOOK REVIEW: Are We Together? A Protestant Analyzes Roman Catholicism

Author: R.C. Sproul Hardcover: 126 pages Publisher: Reformation Trust Publishing (July 30, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1567692826 ISBN-13: 978-1567692822 Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Ligonier Ministries. ABOUT THE BOOK In recent years, some evangelical Protestant leaders have signed statements pledging themselves to joint social action with Roman Catholics. Others have refused to participate, […]