4 Random Things – Sermons, Games & More

Every now and then I do posts that cover a variety of topics, and this is another one of those. The following four topics are all things that I want to share some thoughts on, but I don’t have enough material to flesh out a whole post. First off I’m going to talk about a…

Book Review: ‘Lazarus’ by Rucka, Lark & Arcas

As regular readers probably know, I read a lot of Marvel and DC comics. Every now and then, however, I like to take some time to browse – be it at comic con or my local shop – to find a new graphic novel that’s not just another superhero title. These sporadic searches have led…

How to Get Into DC Comics

A few months ago I wrote a series called ‘How to Get Into Marvel Comics’, with a general introduction, and then specific tips for starting with crossovers, individual characters, and individual comic books themselves. Since then, I’ve continued to read and enjoy Marvel comics, but I’ve also read a lot of DC, inspired by Batman…

Friend or Messiah? Learning from Sci-Fi

I love finding passages in the regular, everyday books that I read that make me think about my faith. I’m currently reading The Rise of Endymion, the fourth book in Dan Simmons’ epic science fiction series, The Hyperion Cantos, and this passage on page 189 captured my imagination: “What’s the difference [between faith in a…

Book Review: ‘A Peculiar Glory’ by John Piper

I want to start this review by saying a big thank you to SPCK for sending me the book to read. I feel very lucky to be in a position where I can be sent books to write about! This particular book caught my eye because of the subheading: ‘How the Christian Scriptures reveal their complete truthfulness’….

The Giant 2015 Book Review Part 6

Welcome to the final instalment of the series in which I’ll be giving short reviews of all 50-something books I read last year, in blocks of 10 (or in this case, the last 6)! I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll finish off the post with my highlight from these 10 books, as well as a…

The Giant 2015 Book Review Part 5

Welcome to part 5 – the penultimate part! – of the series in which I’ll be giving short reviews of all 50-something books I read last year, in blocks of 10! I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll finish off the post with my highlight from these 10 books. — A Nearly Infallible History of Christianity,…

The Giant 2015 Book Review Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of the series in which I’ll be giving short reviews of all 50-something books I read last year, in blocks of 10! I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll finish off the post with my highlight from these 10 books. — Avengers: Time Runs Out – 7/10 … Marvel’s Secret Wars was…

The Giant 2015 Book Review Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of the series in which I’ll be giving short reviews of all 50-something books I’ve read this year, in blocks of 10! I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll finish off the post with my highlight from these 10 books. — Crazy Busy, by Kevin de Young – 6/10 … a book…

The Giant 2015 Book Review Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of the series in which I’ll be giving short reviews of all 50-something books I’ve read this year, in blocks of 10! I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll finish off the post with my highlight from these 10 books. — X-Men & Avengers Axis (Graphic Novel) – 8/10 … this…