Home On The Range

I think the most powerful element about the act of worship is that it pull us to a place we’ll call home. In a disorienting world, we are drawn to a center, an essential reality, that keeps us tethered to things that are true, and right, and lovely, and pure, and good.

Placing God at the center of our story, as He stands in the grand Story, makes the daily plot make sense. As in Celtic spirituality, we live in the joy that no matter where we wander, Christ is our home. Living in us, He Who is our home enables us to always find our center. This is hope and peace to me.

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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