There are a few things that consistently stand out to me in great writing, but one of the foremost is the integration between schools of thought. By connecting one field on study with another, the author conveys that he/she understands the integrated complexity of this world—the way in which what we believe about one area of life influences our […]
What makes great teachers? What makes a message so captivating that we cannot stop reading or listening, and cannot help but be changed on the spot? I’ve been enjoying some time with Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones the past few mornings and have found his teaching to be captivating in just such a way. As I read, […]
Too quickly we dismiss passages with a statement like, “I’ve read that passage of Scripture before, no need to waste the time to read it again.” Waste the time! Yikes. Let’s back up there. This has to be one of Satan’s ploys. His subtle tempters have us rationalizing before we even notice something is there to be rationalized!
While reading pre-release books is a nice perk of working in publishing, my job doesn’t require a full read through, so I often only have time to do a quick scan before moving onto the next project. This means that when they are finally released, it’s fun to sift through the books I’ve scanned and […]
A Funny Breed Marketing and Business folks are a funny breed. I should know, I’m technically one of them. If you’ve ever read books like 7 Habits of a Highly Effective People, Good to Great, Linchpin, or Strengths Finder 2.0 you know what I’m talking about. “Become a better leader in 5 easy steps!” or […]