Craig McConnell

February 14, 2010
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Lori and I just celebrated our 34 years of marriage.

I remember when we were dating and occasionally drove up the mountain road to Chantry Flats in the San Gabriel...

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Craig McConnell

February 10, 2010
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I’m listening to the live version of “Our God Reigns” * cranked as high as my system will go… and it is not loud enough!

Louder! Louder!

I’ve invited the angelic...

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Craig McConnell

February 08, 2010
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“It is the ability to choose which makes us human.” - Author Unknown

Some huge part of what it means to be human is our ability to choose...

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John Eldredge

February 06, 2010
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While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of a man known as Simon the Leper, a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table. When the disciples...

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Stasi Eldredge

February 03, 2010
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Growing up, I loved Valentine’s Day!  I liked decorating a shoe box to hold my classmates mandatory valentine’s that were sure to come...

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Craig McConnell

January 26, 2010
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It was evening. I was eight, my younger brothers and sisters had just been put to bed. Mom and dad wanted to talk with me alone in the family room of our home.

It was then that time stopped; winter began; and the earth’s rotation was...

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Stasi Eldredge

January 26, 2010
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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

John and I just returned from the first half –...

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John Eldredge

January 17, 2010
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It's Sunday. Stasi and I were just sitting in my office at home, talking about the fact that this is the week we start the Love and War Tour. I said, "Okay. Anything funky between us this week," (I was already feeling the funkiness, the "you...

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Craig McConnell

January 16, 2010
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While chatting on Facebook with my friend David Schloske I was perusing his “Home” page and was captured by his favorite quote. I read it three times. It’s great!

"There are many people who think they want to be matadors, only to find...

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Stasi Eldredge

January 15, 2010
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I’m caught in the tension between love and war, between life and death.  John and I just returned from spending four restful days together, unplugged from the demands of our world, replenishing our...

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Craig McConnell

January 10, 2010
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I just walked into our home having driven home from LA after a couple of weeks with our family and friends over the holidays.Yes, that’s me in my Santa accoutrements with my numero uno “helper”.

Lori stayed in LA for some extended time...

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John Eldredge

December 31, 2009
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Every year, on New year's Day, I try and take some time to be with God, and ask him a few questions.

First thing I'll do is sanctify the coming year to Jesus. I'll pray to consecrate every day and every moment of the new year; I'll... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

December 28, 2009
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I truly appreciate all the words and prayers that have come since I shared my diagnosis in the last blog. Thank you so much!

After learning of the Leukemia I initially experienced waves of shock/surprise, fear and anxiety. But as with...

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Stasi Eldredge

December 23, 2009
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The Nativity – John Donne

 

Immensity cloistered in thy dear womb,

Now leaves his well-beloved imprisonment,

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John Eldredge

December 20, 2009
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I love singing Christmas carols. I love what their words remind me of. Just this morning Stasi was singing a few refrains from O Holy Night and it absolutely grabbed me:

A...

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John Eldredge

December 15, 2009
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Well, Stasi and I have been up for most of the night. 

Not because of excitement (today is a big day!). Not because we ate too many bratwurst (they were really good, especially with mustard).  The reason was attack. The... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

December 11, 2009
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About ten years ago or so, I  told God that I would offer anything from my life story to others that he asked me to if it would help them know him better, experience more hope and healing, love Jesus...

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John Eldredge

December 08, 2009
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December 15 is a big day for Stasi and me.

It's the release date for Love and War, our new book! We're also doing a live webcast that day. We've been looking forward to this for a long time! Our hope and longing and earnest... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

December 08, 2009
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I like Advent; the waiting for Christ to come.  I like the anticipation of Christmas.  Maybe it’s partly because a woman figures so prominently in the Story.

 

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John Eldredge

December 01, 2009
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Well, we crossed the threshold into Advent on Sunday. As my thoughts have been turning towards the Advent season, and the coming of Christmas, I found myself thinking about gifts I would like to give, and gifts I would like to receive. After a...

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