Category Archives: Jim Denney

Leaders are Accountable to God

by Ray Stedman, introduced by Jim Denney from Ray Stedman on Leadership, new from Discovery House Publishers Ray Stedman was the pastor of Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California, for four decades, from 1950 until his retirement in 1990. I … Continue reading

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The Leader Who Serves

by Ray Stedman, introduced by Jim Denney from Ray Stedman on Leadership, new from Discovery House Publishers Ray Stedman was the pastor of Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California, for four decades, from 1950 until his retirement in 1990. I … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 4 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.]  [Read Part 3 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, we looked at the research of Dr. … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 3 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, I talked about the research of Dr. Catherine Posey, which showed … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 2 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.] Good books nurture spiritual children. What does it mean for a child to be “spiritual”? I define a spiritual child as one … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 1 of 4)

by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers Gladys Hunt, author of Honey for a Child’s Heart, urges parents to give their children the gift of soaring to other times and places, the … Continue reading

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When the Truth Slips Out

Opinion by Jim Denney This past Tuesday, on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law allowing the abortion of babies up to the moment of childbirth. Then he ordered the Freedom Tower … Continue reading

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A Disney Disappointment

by Jim Denney, author of Walt’s Disneyland In November 2017, I went to Disneyland with my kids and grandkids. We got off the tram before entering the Park and walked past the shops at the east end of Downtown Disney. … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to That Day by Jim Denney

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Answers to Satisfy the Soul I once interviewed supermodel Kim Alexis at her home in Laguna Hills, California. Kim met me at the door, all smiles and warm California hospitality. She wore blue jeans, … Continue reading

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What is Truth? by Jim Denney

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Answers to Satisfy the Soul Kathy Myatt has been a missionary nurse in Brazil, an instructor in pediatric nursing at Tennessee State University, and an instructor in psychopathology and psychopharmacology at Gordon Conwell Seminary. … Continue reading

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Who is Mary Poppins? And Why is She Singing That Song?

Opinion by Jim Denney Let’s talk about Mary Poppins Returns. And if you haven’t seen it yet, relax — there will be no plot spoilers in this post. I expected to love this new Poppins movie — and I did. … Continue reading

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Respect for Old Books

Opinion by Jim Denney I make my living writing brand-new books and putting them up for sale. So while the following quote from C. S. Lewis may not further my economic interests, I believe this is sound advice we all … Continue reading

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Tracking the Star of Bethlehem

Opinion by Jim Denney Last week, I wrote about J. R. R. Tolkien’s belief that the Birth of Christ is the great unexpected “plot twist” in human history, when our story turns from tragedy to triumph, from darkness to light. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Eucatastrophe

Opinion by Jim Denney J. R. R. Tolkien, the creator of The Lord of the Rings, once wrote that his goal as a writer of fantasy was to provide for his readers an experience he called “the Consolation of the … Continue reading

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Father Brown versus Father Brown

Watching the BBC’s Father Brown on Netflix on my computer. Opinion by Jim Denney I’ve been reading G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown detective stories while also viewing the BBC television series Father Brown on Netflix. That’s probably a bad idea. … Continue reading

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