Archive: Nov 2009



What Are Your Favorite Christmas Records?

By Jason Gray

Well, Thanksgiving has come and gone, and among other things we all know what that means – time to bring out the Christmas music! Actually, this year it seems like Halloween Read More ›

Katy Bowser: Coal Train Railroad

By Stephen Lamb

“Kids deserve good music too.” That’s the philosophy behind the fantastic new record from Katy Bowser, Chris Donohue, and friends, Coal Train Railroad. Continuing in the grand Read More ›

Absent From The Body

By Ron Block

My Mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just a few short months ago. Despite my aunt’s continual efforts to study up and get her to the best doctors, and even after a
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Twaitor: A True Story With 140 Characters

By S. D. Smith

Android: A human-like machine.

Factoid: People are becoming symbiotic in their relationship with their computers. Read More ›

The Law of Gravity

By Andrew Peterson

I just got back from a quick visit to Andy Gullahorn‘s childhood home in Texas, and it was exactly as you would imagine it to be: a picturesque ranch house, ATVs, big trucks, wide Read More ›

Review: Remembering

By Sarah Clarkson

There is a peculiar light to Monday mornings–uneasy, as if hurry thrums in the very color of the day. The workday rush was mobbing my conscience, but I gated it out because I was Read More ›

Awakening Songs

By Evie Coates

One of the duties that proved most difficult for me (after creating sixty-two works of art, of course) was writing about why I did it all. I found myself sitting in the gallery the morning of Read More ›

Living Beneath a Walnut Tree

By Eric Peters

On the southwest corner of my front yard stands a double-forked black walnut tree. Its height of some forty-feet is ample enough to cast a belly shadow across the front porch of the house in the peak of Read More ›

A Question I Cannot Answer

By Andrew Peterson

Hopefully in the next year or so Russ Ramsey and I will publish an Advent book loosely based on the Behold the Lamb album. You may remember Russ wrote a series of Advent Read More ›

The Problem With Better People

By Matt Conner

This post is inspired by a recent blog entry from Seth Godin. I love Seth’s blog although it’s outside my realm as he’s a marketing/business guru and I’m a lazy pastor who hates Read More ›

Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

By Stephen Lamb

Near the end of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors: Blue, the central character of this masterpiece of French cinema, Julie, played by Juliette Binoche, encounters another woman Read More ›

Matthew By Doriani–Two Volumes of Awesome

By Russ Ramsey

I’m no dummy. I know I run a certain risk in plugging a two volume commentary on the Gospel of Matthew here in the Rabbit Room.

It isn’t that we don’t like to think around here. Of course we do. And it isn’t that our regulars aren’t interested in what the Bible has to say. I believe a great many of us are. In fact, I have reason to believe we have many readers here who are actively involved in some sort of Biblical teaching– pastors, Sunday School teachers, and other students of Scripture.

The problem, as I see it, comes down to book covers: some book covers are awesome, others are boring. I think we can all agree on that. However, every, and I mean EVERY Biblical commentary book cover is boring. Read More ›