my FAVORITE books of 2016.

This year I read and shared my thoughts on a big stack of books, but wanted to highlight my absolute FAVORITESĀ as we head into the end of the year (and potentially for some Christmas shopping!) [These aren’t all books that were necessarily released this year, just books I read this year.] And friends, Amazon is…

the weapon of gratitude.

Pause with me to drink in these words from Dan Allender about the weapon of gratitude: Gratitude is one of the strongest weapons we have against the work of evil. And it is not a silly positivity that finds good in all sorts of harm. We need a meatier gratitude that can stand up to…