Tag: books

Trend Watching: Why We Go to College

What people are thinking about the purpose of going to college Barna Trends identified 10 Reasons for Going to College. Here are the top three reasons Christians believe college is important: To prepare for a specific job or career – 70% To increase financial opportunities – 56% To stay competitive in today’s job market – […]

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The History of Our Best and Worst Presidents

Not only do I read biographies on individual presidents, I also read studies about the presidency. A brand new book is out (over 500 pages) titled THE PRESIDENTS: Noted Historians Rank American’s Best – and Worst – Chief Executives. Here are the Top Ten presidents of the United States. Abraham Lincoln George Washington Franklin D. […]

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A Necessary Word About Sin

The Prodigal Prophet is a collection of sermons and reflections by Tim Keller on the prophet Jonah. If you have never read anything by Keller, I recommend you check out any of these other books: The Prodigal God, about the lost son and elder son parable. Counterfeit Gods, about the idols of our time (like […]

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What I Am Reading These Days

I am currently working on several writing projects. My early morning routine consists of devotions, reading, and writing. Seasons of life vary for me. There are times when I do more reading and less writing. Then I will cut back my reading so I have more time to write. Right now I am in a […]

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Happening to Things…

One of the best books I ever read on learning was a book about Leonardo Da Vinci. How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day by Michael Gelb is NOT a self-help book. It is a manual on learning, thinking, growing, creating, and stewarding the knowledge and wisdom God gives you. […]

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Quotes I Am Pondering

Greatness is not a final destination, but a series of small acts done daily in order to constantly rejuvenate and refresh our skills in a daily effort to become a better version of ourselves. Maurice Ashley (the first African American International Grandmaster in Chess) The key to a great life is simply having a bunch […]

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Tom Peters on Living and Leading

11 Practices for Having a Really Good Day (Flourishing) ONE: Spend time with an introvert. Ask them what they are thinking about. Listen. Ask more questions. TWO:  Slow down. Speed isn’t everything. Sometimes the best thing you can do is slow down. Smell the roses. Be present in the moment. Be attentive. THREE: Choose to […]

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