Recommended Reads

Faithful Not Successful

On the Spectrum {Book Review}

August 2, 2021

This collection of essays all bear Bowman’s signature frank, earnest style. He moves skillfully from isolation to community, building a vision of possibility and hope.


The Best Books on Disability That I Read in 2020

January 27, 2021

Making sense of the world means reading about what’s going on in my life, so for many years, that’s means books about disability or by disabled writers. Here are a few that helped shape my thinking in 2020, in no particular order.


Fully Known

June 29, 2018

I berate myself (and others) for not knowing better, seeing better. But there is only one who Knows us as we are meant to be known, and loves us anyway.


How to pray when the answer is already no: A primer

February 13, 2018

This is not a simplistic “God never closes a door without opening a window” speech. It’s just a reminder that a negative (or absent) response does not have to mean the end of a relationship with God.

Christy Wilkens

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