Credible Sources & Secret Identities

I’d venture to say that the most credible source of information on any topic is one who has been there, done that, and sat in silence for decades considering the implications both of their environment and their actions.

On a lighter note, and utterly disconnected from that last thought, we have begun something called iD.Core, a discipleship training program for junior and senior high’ers in our community.

Tonight, I sat with a 12 year old who was able to name the secret identities of 4 out of 5 superheroes.

I was astonished, and bowed my head in humble admiration.

How many can you name? Let’s build a list – who is the Flash? Who is the Hulk? Who is Captain America? Who is DareDevil?


Sheltering Mercy and Endless Grace help us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation. Sheltering Mercy helps the reader pray Psalms 1-75; Endless Grace leads in prayer through Psalms 76-150.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. Each book contains 75 prayers drawn from the Book of Psalms, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning there. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

These artful, poetic, and classic devotional books are a perfect gift, and feature compelling stunning illustrations and hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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