Ray Sikes conveys not only his own experiences, but he also gives concise guidance for living a truly Christian life. Writing with refreshing honesty and even a bit of self-deprecating humor, he shares the struggles that both refined and threatened to wreck his faith. This story of sin and redemption is uniquely his own, but his conclusions about what it means to believe in Jesus will benefit virtually any earnest seeker of God.
This is not a journal but an attempt at guiding the disenchanted, the disillusioned and those that just need to know they are not alone.
Sikes speaks his mind on the most pressing issues in the lives of Christians today, combating stereotypes and delving deep into real, day to day life…How does one really apply godly precepts to life in the 21st century? Keeping It Between the Ditches serves to pose answers to the questions and fears of today’s Christian. This is not a journal but an attempt at guiding the disenchanted, the disillusioned and those that just need to know they are not alone. -Ashley Wolpert, relevantmagazine.com
… a realistic perspective on a multitude of subjects.
He provides a realistic perspective on a multitude of subjects that include music, substance abuse, cultural engagement, sex, singleness, marriage, family, work, money, church, the Bible, prayer and more. Keeping it Between the Ditches is a reminder that treasure can be found apart from well-known names, large promotional efforts and media hype. -Michael Dalton, The Phantom Tollbooth
… proposes solid advice for the believer.
One of the new trendy things in Christian writing is to discuss everything very abstractedly…Ray Sikes is not a trendy author. Instead of engaging in abstract theological discourse, Ray sifts through the philosophy of it all and proposes solid advice for the believer! -Anon., somedaypublished.com