Cynicism Is A Gateway Drug

Walt Thiessen says: Look at Jesus life. Cynicism is a false substitute for proper Christian anger, lament and faithful action.

Young friend Zoe Fitch says, “Cynicism is a gateway drug to everything nasty.”

The goal of the Christian life to extract the precious from that deemed to be worthless, to extract the beautiful from the broken.

These eyes see the ImageBearers. These eyes see the Created Order in its beauty and protect it. These eyes see a God who is loving, and exerts justice as a last resort.

RELEASES FEB. 8, 2022 | Brazos press

Sheltering Mercy helps 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.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. This book contains 75 prayers drawn from Psalms 1-75, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning in the Psalms. 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.

This artful, poetic, and classic devotional book features compelling custom illustrations and foil-stamped 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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