#16 – The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning (My 100 Favorite Books)

I've been thinking about spiritual practice a lot lately.  Many of the recent books on my list have centered on spiritual disciplines.  On campus, we are talking about (and hopefully engaging in) spiritual disciplines each week at our weekly gatherings.  My small group is reading a book on spiritual disciplines together.  I fully believe adding…

All is Grace

Sometimes I get tired of being a Christian, let alone a pastor. I struggle with doubt: Is God really there or when I pray am I just talking to myself? I struggle with cynicism: American Christianity is really arguing about ______?  Really!? I struggle with feelings of inadequacy: If only I was as talented/gifted/intelligent/personable/etc. as…