Reflections

Philosophy, Science, Ethics: the Need for Science Fiction

By Betsy | June 20, 2018

Are You a Sci-Fi Fan? Are you a Trekkie? A Star Wars fan? Perhaps you’ve faithfully watched Dr. Who, Stargate, or Battlestar Galactica. Or perhaps you are a …

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Summer Books for Refugees

By Betsy | June 6, 2018

One of our co-founders, Emily Whitten, has a great opportunity for you, readers, to help support a book-based ministry this summer! Read on for her …

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Becoming a Better Bibliophile

By Megan | May 24, 2018

I keep convincing myself that I would be a better person if I simply buy another book. These will make me more godly. This will …

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Transgender Confusion

By Janie | May 10, 2018

In the March 31 issue of World Magazine, reporter Emily Belz wrote at length about the slow incursion of books supporting transgenderism into school libraries …

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Little Activists Raising Little Fists

By Janie | March 23, 2018

Yesterday’s post on Leadership asked the question: “What, exactly, is leadership?”  It’s not as easy a definition as it looks, but you might not know …

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The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse

By Janie | March 10, 2018

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse diagnoses a serious problem with today’s young adults and writes a prescription for restoring the American spirit. The Vanishing American Adult: …

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A Wrinkle in Time at Fifty Years

By Janie | March 9, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time was published 55 years ago and gets the full movie-treatment this month.  In this repost from 2012 Janie wonders how well …

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Those Love Stories We Loved

By Janie | February 20, 2018

The RedeemedReader ladies recall our favorite “love stories” as teens, and rejoice that we grew out of them!  But what do we like now? You …

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Five Red Flags to Watch for in YA Christian Romance Fiction

By Janie | February 16, 2018

Christian romance fiction feels “safe,” but it’s not always without pitfalls . . . and it’s not always Christian, either. I remember when Jeanette Oke …

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The 2018 ALAYMA Results: Redeemed Reader Reacts

By Betsy | February 12, 2018

Hot off the press! The Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scot King Awards and more were announced this morning. We’ve made our predictions, and now Betsy offers …

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