Tonight, it’s just good to be alive, and home with my children and community.

Thanks to all who prayed for us this weekend; it was a rich time.

The parenting issue in the emerging expressions of faith will continue to be paramount; how will we raise mission adults, with a deep sense that they are part of this world, and part of another, with a sense of justice and goodness that is normal for them and not novelty, and with a vision of God that expands their hearts and the world around them, and doesn’t shrink it to the size of the nearest belief.

I’m after wide-eyed wonder in my children; squinty-eyed skepticism may be necessary as we wrestle with issues, but I want them drinking in God’s goodness from every draught He gives.

RELEASES Jan. 24, 2023 | Brazos press

Endless Grace 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. It is the awaited companion volume to Sheltering Mercy (Ps. 1-75).

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 76-150, 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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