How to Read More Books in 2017

I love books. My library contains thousands of them. But I’m a slow reader. Very slow, in fact. That’s why I value Leaders Book Summaries. This is a service for Christian leaders who want to up their reading game, enabling them to consume scores of books in record time. I’ve interviewed Dave Frederick twice over [Read More…]

A Resource Every Serious Bible Student & Teacher Should Own

As all my blog subscribers know, I try to let you know about excellent resources for the deeper journey. Today, I wish to do just that. The IVP Bible Dictionary contains 8 volumes of the best and most up-to-date scholarship available on both Old and New Testaments. I own the whole set and it’s indispensable [Read More…]

Explosive Words from Henri Nouwen – Many of Us Need to Hear Right Now

The world says . . . “when you grow old you will be able to make your own decisions, go your own way, and control you own destiny.” But Jesus has a different vision of maturity: It is the ability and willingness to be led where you would not rather go . . . . [Read More…]

How Personality & Temperament Influences Theology & Church Types

Many students of the Bible have demonstrated that the “soul” — according to Scripture — contains three parts: mind, will, and emotion. In Revise Us Again, I discussed how these three parts of the soul map to the way that each Christian tends to recognize God’s voice. (You can listen to that chapter here for [Read More…]