On Reading in 2019

by Mike Phay Thus far in my life, I’ve had the good fortune to avoided chronic back pain. For this, I’m very thankful. Over the holidays, however, I picked up some real tightness along the right side of my spine. Nothing major. For now, just a minor inconvenience. But for me, it’s been quite unusualContinue reading “On Reading in 2019”

My Top Reads of 2018

by Mike Phay The Letters of John Newton by John Newton. Newton’s letters accompanied me throughout the year, even during some very dark days. At their core was the truth, purportedly spoken by Newton on his deathbed: “I am a great sinner, and Christ is a great savior.” This truth continues to shape me: JesusContinue reading “My Top Reads of 2018”