Reviews



Rabbit Reads: Set to Sea

By Jonny Jimison

Hoist the mainsail and wave goodbye to the shore. The ocean is a wide adventure full of majesty, mystery, danger, and beauty, and it’s all captured in this week’s Rabbit Reads selection, a small but mighty nautical yarn. Read More ›

Rabbit Reads: Movies Are Prayers

By Jen Rose Yokel

If you’ve listened to the last few episodes The Rabbit Room podcast, you know how much we love watching and talking about good movies. But have you ever considered the parallels between a thought-provoking film and a heartfelt prayer? Read More ›

Rabbit Reads: The Last Unicorn

By Jen Rose Yokel

There are some stories we find when we’re kids that follow us well into adulthood. They’re comforting and familiar, but slowly reveal new beauties every time we encounter them. Read More ›

Rabbit Reads: Nightlights

By Jen Rose Yokel

Once a month, our resident comics expert Jonny Jimison will weigh in on a graphic novel you should add to your library! Comics are more than superheroes, explosions, and ever expanding universes. Read More ›

Crooked: My Hiphop Odyssey

By Pete Peterson

In the last few years I’ve had an increasing fascination with hiphop music. (Yes. You read that right.) I suppose it started when I was working with teenagers and one of them was a fan of Read More ›

Review: The Way of the Dragon or The Way of the Lamb

By Jen Rose Yokel

It’s rare for me to impulse buy a brand new book the year it comes out. But it was hard to resist the minimalist cover and absurdly long yet awesome title The Way of the Dragon or The Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church that has Abandoned It. Read More ›

Balaam’s Donkey Comes to Rural America: The Angel Knew Papa and the Dog

By Jonathan Rogers

I have always loved the Bible story of Balaam’s donkey (from Numbers 22). On the one hand, it’s a folksy, earthy, homey story. On the plains of Moab, a man has trouble with a stubborn donkey. Man beats donkey. Donkey talks back. Read More ›

Henry and the Chalk Dragon: Release Day Review

By Jonathan Rogers

Besides being a student at La Muncha Elementary School, Henry Penwhistle is an artist and a knight-errant. Henry and the Chalk Dragon, Jennifer Trafton’s brilliant new novel for young readers Read More ›

Spiritual Practice and Sacred Ordinary Days

By Jen Rose Yokel

For years, I’ve struggled with spiritual disciplines. Growing up evangelical, of course I’ve always known about the need for “quiet time,” but other than that, I don’t recall a whole lot of direction for how to actually accomplish this mysterious and vital thing. Read More ›

Moved By Lion

By Joe Sutphin

My wife Gina and I don’t watch television, so we rarely hear about any film that is not your typical blockbuster. So, when we decided on an impromptu movie at a local dollar theater last night, Read More ›

Struck: A Release-Day Review

By Jonathan Rogers

Five years ago, Russ Ramsey almost died. A bacterial infection found purchase in the mitral valve of his heart and chawed it to a fare-thee-well. Describing the sonogram in which he saw the inner workings of his own heart, Russ wrote Read More ›

Review: The Founder

By Matt Conner

The Founder is a good film. From the story of Ray Kroc’s invention of fast food, to the acting (Michael Keaton, Laura Dern, and Nick Offerman), The Founder is an enjoyable ride that reveals Kroc’s rise to the top of the most American of empires. But hours after the credits rolled, I realized why I felt so empty after watching it. Read More ›