Hymn Stories and Hymnology

A friend who saw yesterday’s Expository Songs announcement asked what resources I use to learn more about hymns and hymnwriters. It might be of general interest, so I’ll post it here as well: Hymn Stories Books of hymn stories are typically targeted to a...

G.A. Henty and the Christian Worldview (Full)

This article was originally published in Home School Digest, Volume 18, Number 3. At the time it was published, around seven years ago, several publishers and distributors were actively marketing Henty’s books to homeschooling parents as safe, educational books...

10 Books That Changed My Mind

It is easy to only read books for entertainment, and books that reinforce our current views. It is more of a challenge to read books we don’t anticipate agreeing with, because once in a while, a well-presented case can change our minds. So I came up with a...