Calling and Conviction; Reflecting On Dietrich Bonhoeffer

calling and conviction Dietrich Bonhoeffer Let me start by thanks Eric Metaxas for doing a great job of Bonhoeffer's biography. Through his work we have a good picture of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life. Eric's work is a good example of what a biography should be. Without it I wouldn't have been challenged the way I was. Let me not get ahead of myself. This is the first post, as I reflect on the Dietrich's life. The theme of calling and conviction is one I'll be exploring in this post. Dietrich grew up in a home where you had to back up your / an argument. He grew up in a home with rigorous Continue Reading [...]

Review: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy I can’t remember the last time I shed tears while going through a biography, because I did this time. Everything about Eric Metaxas’ work is beautiful. Excellent. I was not only impressed but so moved that I feel the words I just used are an injustice to his great work. It is obvious by now that I’m impressed and highly recommend reading (or listening) to Bonhoeffer’s story by the author already mentioned. No author can produce a great work without being engrossed in his subject. This is obvious in the meticulous research and captivating Continue Reading [...]