Ryan’s Reads – Winter/Spring 2017

So, I have some very exciting news for all of you:  G.K. Chesterton’s writings are officially  Public Domain so you can get them all for free online!  Did you know that J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis became Christians because of Chesterton’s writings?  As scholars, they appreciated how Chesterton filled the world with awe through faith […]

Ryan’s Reads

Well hello everyone!  Over the summer I  have been busy working on my studies to complete my master’s degree, and am working on coordinating the annual “Man Camp”time but I heard a few of you were looking for for my latest recommendations, so here they are! First, a book.  It’s another one I think everyone […]

WHO AM I (Third Site Musings with the God Who Never Changes)

This is a difficult time. We need more leaders. We need more volunteers. We need more money. We need more heart. We are tired. We are burdened. We are hurting. This is the wrong time… In my opinion every one of these things is true. There is so much difficulty. We are in need of […]

Making Manly Men Motivational Monologue by Ryan

Have you ever asked yourself, “what could I do this year to make myself more manly?” Or maybe this, “What do the mostly manly of all men do in the summer?” If so, I have an answer for you. It’s called The Manly Men’s Bike Trip Extravaganza and you can be part of it too. […]

WHO AM I (Third Site Musings with the God Who Never Changes)

This is a difficult time. We need more leaders. We need more volunteers. We need more money. We need more heart. We are tired. We are burdened. We are hurting. This is the wrong time… In my opinion every one of these things is true. There is so much difficulty. We are in need of […]

Ryan’s Reads: Winter/Spring 2015

I’ve included some quotes and a short “Why Should You Read This Book”.  Be sure to check these out online, in a bookstore, or in the church library!      •How God Became King: Getting to the heart of the Gospels  by Tom Wright What it would look like if we really believed that the […]

Ryan’s Reads – Summer 2014

Check out my top two recent reads and feel free to contact me at the church office sometime if you want to talk about them. •  Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient way of Jesus by C. Christopher Smith and John Pattison – I bought slow church for my wife, Jen, and she has really […]

Ryan’s Reads – Spring 2014

Ryan loves reading books and quotes and sharing his discoveries with others. Check out our church library and look for Ryan’s recommendations there.  Here’s my top two recent reads!  Check them out and feel free to contact me at the church office sometime if you want to talk about them. •  The Rise of Christianity: […]

Ryan’s Reads

I love reading books and quotes and want to share some of my recent reads with you! •  The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni – The church board and staff are reading this book on effective teams, clarity and communication. •  The Epic of Eden by Sandra L. Richter –  Making sense of the Old Testament […]