by Heather Bock When I first started reading The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson, I was taken aback. In fact, my mind filled with doubt. Batterson begins with a chapter called "The Legend of the Circle Maker," which is a story in the Talmud also recounted by Josephus, the ancient historian, about a man named Honi who … Continue reading The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson Book Review
by Heather Bock Do you have dreams? I have big dreams and small dreams. I have dreams God’s helped me attain, dreams that have come undone, and dreams for which I still wait. Sometimes it feels like I’ll never reach those waiting dreams. Right now, I dream about being able to run injury-free again, publishing … Continue reading Dreaming with God by Sarah Beth Marr Book Review
by Heather Bock "Aaahh! I don't want to hear all this!" I wrote these words in my notes for a talk at the Declare Conference entitled "When God Changes Your Direction" by Jamie Bates. Her talk seemed to have been written directly for me, and I was both deeply encouraged and deeply challenged by it. … Continue reading Do You Have Deferred Dreams?