John Eldredge

October 31, 2009
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Most of you have probably seen by now the commercials comparing the Mac to the PC. “Hello. I’m a Mac.” “And I’m a PC.” (If you haven’t, you can watch them on the Apple website.) They are funny; they are clever; and they are absolutely brilliant...

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Stasi Eldredge

October 30, 2009
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 The snow is melting but it’s still freezing cold outside and I find myself dreaming of summer; the one to come and then the one that just ended…One of the highlights of this past summer was a camping trip our family took to the...

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Craig McConnell

October 29, 2009
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I’m sitting at Gate B-42 waiting, as usual, for a United flight that’s been delayed four times since its scheduled time of departure over two hours ago. I’m among a crowd that is slowly morphing into a mob.

The businessman seated...

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Craig McConnell

October 25, 2009
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Okay… who’s been praying for my golf swing?

Thank you!

When our close friend’s son asked our daughter, Meagan, to marry him we were elated. As the Wedding Week was being planned several rounds of Golf were on the docket...

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Stasi Eldredge

October 25, 2009
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I can’t eat anything delicious.  My period is coming.  And I’m trying to relate to my sixteen year old son.  It is not going well.

 

Sometimes I feel that he looks at me like I...

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Stasi Eldredge

October 15, 2009
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I’m going to make a confession.  Big breath.  Here goes.  I like jumpers.  There I said it.  I have a friend, a very beautiful, style concious, always looks SO good friend, who told me several years ago that I needed to “lose...

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Craig McConnell

October 14, 2009
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“Hutchison's Law: Any occurrence requiring undivided attention will be accompanied by a compelling distraction.” – Robert Bloch

 

This is now the...

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John Eldredge

October 14, 2009
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Have you noticed – things always seem to take longer than you expect (and certainly longer than I ever want). But finally we are getting to release some new great stuff out of Ransomed Heart I think you’re going to love. First, check out our...

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Craig McConnell

October 01, 2009
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Last night must have been a blue moon for this morning I went onto Facebook to peruse the status of my friends.

A young friend posted:

Thomas wishes that when he ran into a room and started dancing that other people would...

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Craig McConnell

September 29, 2009
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There are places I remember All my life, though some have changed, Some forever, not for better, Some have gone and some remain. All these places had their moments, With lovers and friends I still can recall,...

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John Eldredge

September 28, 2009
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One of my favorite quotes comes from Nathaniel Hawthorne:

“Our Creator would never have made such lovely days and given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal.”

I love...

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Craig McConnell

August 28, 2009
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How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.  ~Carol Sobieski and Thomas Meehan, Annie

A couple of weeks ago Lori and I came to the end of some vacation time in So. California. We were at our daughter’s...

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Craig McConnell

August 14, 2009
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I’m not suffering with a horrible body awareness issue (see photo), but there are a few small features I wish were different about my tabernacle.*

 

(For the record, that is my face and fishing hat!)

I’ll restrain myself...

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Craig McConnell

July 30, 2009
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Lori and I live in Colorado. Our daughters live in So. Cal. From our driveway to Lindsey’ home is 1,103 miles, 1,051 to Meagan’s. That’s a lot of miles between us.

I deeply wish we were together more often, enjoying the grace and...

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John Eldredge

July 18, 2009
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I have been thinking about the Christian life, and my own life, thinking about the essential themes, experiences and needs, and I have landed on these two words to describe it: Epic and Intimate....

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John Eldredge

June 25, 2009
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So, we try and build some margin into our “season” at Ransomed Heart. We are very aware of the danger of burn-out in ministry. It seems like the number one occupational hazard for Christians. So common it seems inevitable. But no. We set a...

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Craig McConnell

June 24, 2009
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Jon, my son-in-law, is my wingman.

A wingman is the man who is covering your tail, an extra set of eyes guarding your vulnerabilities. The mission is effectively accomplished because of the teamwork between a pilot and his wingman.

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Craig McConnell

June 02, 2009
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I’ll admit to a vivid imagination. It keeps me entertained, humors my friends, endears me to many and is the cause of sporadic troubles.

I enjoy “People Watching”*… you know, sitting on a park bench, in a mall or at a sidewalk café...

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Craig McConnell

May 18, 2009
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(I am in Switzerland with some friends/Swiss allies teaming together in presenting a Boot Camp. I’m hoping to post several reflections on this experience.)

 

Throughout the Boot Camp men pulled me...

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John Eldredge

May 15, 2009
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I was looking for some reading the other day to feed my soul, to supplement my time in the Scriptures. Browsing the bookshelves in my office, I sort of picked up one book then another, opened it, read a little, and set it back down. Nope, that’...

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