Book Review: Raise Your Voice

Why I picked up this book:

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InterVarsity Press is the publisher of my forthcoming book. Long before I became an InterVarsity Press author, I was and am a devoted InterVarsity Press (IVP) reader. I don’t get to read all of the books that I want, but most of the time I am reading books that are written or influenced by InterVarsity Press authors. I find that IVP books are thoughtful, timely, highly theological, and engaging. This book delivered on that standard of consistency and excellence.

 

Who Should Read Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How To Speak Up:

 

Today’s culture is bombarded with noise, messages, and information. Sometimes it is easier to tune out when we really should be dialing in. At other times, we may feel so overwhelmed or powerless by the messages that we receive that we opt to do nothing. Regardless of whether or not we find ourselves actively watching, listening to, and engaging the constant stream of information available on our televisions or electronic devices, we need books like this one.

 

We need a book to remind us of who we are and why we speak up even when it is hard and when we are afraid.

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Leading Female Voices of Missio Alliance

Leading Female Voices of Missio Alliance

I am thrilled to be a part of the Missio Alliance community! Particularly, I’m getting the opportunity to hear and learn from a diverse and thoughtful group of Christian leaders who care deeply about the Bible, Jesus, and his messy church. Today, I am honored to share the female leading voices of Missio Alliance, Carolyn Custis James and Dr. MaryKate Morse.

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#RacialRec: Voice # 8 ~ Hispanic American ~ Lilia Ramirez

I am so excited to introduce one of my dear friends and mentors, Lilia Ramirez. Lilia is a Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy Commander. I have had the pleasure of working for Lilia as she continued to serve our country beyond her military career. She has graciously shared her story here:

me, Lilia Ramirez, and her husband cheering on Navy 2012
me, Lilia Ramirez, and her husband cheering on Navy 2012

In a previous post, Rev. Jorge Prado mentioned the rapid growth of the Hispanic populations, noting is it faster than any previous immigrant group. How do you think the increasing Hispanic growth in America will change the fabric of our nation? 

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