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Book Review: Discipleship in the Present Tense: Reflections on Faith and Culture by James KA Smith - a series of 24 essays (a couple are actually interviews) about church, culture, books, ideas and worship.  This is a good way to get an overview of James KA Smith's thought.  He is an increasingly important Christian thinker and while some of his books can be pretty dense, this is quite readable.

Discipleship in the Present Tense: Reflections on Faith and Culture by James KA Smith

Do you know where your true north is?

True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership - Bill George, Peter Sims, David Gergen

By entering into God's deep affection, He rewrites our wayward story into a narrative of unwavering devotion, a living, breathing Christian faith distinguished by God's inner-working. In Why Holiness Matters, Tyler Braun tells the story of the Millennial Generation and our need for rescue from our own shame into the light and love of living in God's presence.

Why Holiness Matters by Tyler Braun - Summary: Holiness is affection for God and a way of life, not a set of rules that we have to live by.

After You Believe by NT Wright - Recommended spiritual formation read

"deep Christian wisdom for a bewildered age" (not sure what age hasn't been bewildered, though).

Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree) (Hardcover)By Tim Irwin

Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree) (Hardcover)By Tim Irwin

This is a new edition of a very short Henri Nouwen book.  The actual content of the book is only about 60 pages.      The book is a meditation on how we as humans were designed by God to seek God in Solitude.  Then after feeling the love of God in Solitude, we seek out Community were we can participate in sharing the love of God (and practice forgiveness).  We we are in community we see need and seek to Serve Others.  We then tire and need to seek Solitude again.    A practical and real…

Takeaway: We are created to need solitude, community and to do service. I don’t remember when I first became acquainted with Henri Nouwen.

Stop Inflammation Now!

An innovative cardiologist reveals the twelve main causes of heart attack and stroke, and presents his breakthrough plan to restore heart health. In this groundbreaking book, nuclear cardiologist and

currently on my audible ... absolutely mind blowing facts about brain development in baby's in particular and children in general

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School mkisonoさんの感想

hooked 1 29 14 25 unconventional business books you wont see on most bookshelves (but should)

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

Grace upon Grace by John Kleinig (pinner says "Worth a slow, thoughtful read. It just might change your life")

Grace upon Grace by John Kleinig (pinner says "Worth a slow, thoughtful read.

Book Review: Abba, Give Me A Word: The Path of Spiritual Direction by L Roger Owens - a short book about what spiritual direction looks like in practice (click through for the full review.)

Abba, Give Me a Word: The Path of Spiritual Direction by Roger Owens

Book Review: The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love With the God Jesus Knows by James Bryan Smith - There are many false narratives that detract us from the real God.  (Click through for the full review)

A truly transformative book. Helps you replace false images and narratives about God and yourself with the truth of the Gospel.

The Cost of Discipleship

Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is gr…

You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions

You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions by Tim Chester

From Brokenness to Community - Kindle edition by Jean Vanier

From Brokenness to Community - Kindle edition by Jean Vanier

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