Our Favorite Books & Podcasts from 2017 + Our Reading List for 2018

Here are some of our favorite books we read and podcasts we listened to in 2017: COREY'S BOOKS: 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke This is quite possibly the most important book I read this year, because Tony Reinke not only exposed to me a problem I didn’t realize I had, but …

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Are You a Strong “Neck”?

Currently I'm reading Aimee Byrd's latest book, No Little Women: Equipping All Women in the Household of God, and I was hooked after just the first few pages. Not only is it written to women, but also to pastors as they seek to diligently shepherd the women within their congregations. In the book, Byrd points out that …

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Book Review: Andrew Fuller: Model Pastor-Theologian

Introduction In recent years, Andrew Fuller has reemerged as a prominent figure in Baptist thought and practice, as many of the battles we face today were the same battles he faced many years ago. Contributing to this ongoing renaissance of the life and thought of Andrew Fuller is Paul Brewster, who earned a Ph.D. from …

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Facebook Fast: Pursuing Holiness One Step at a Time

Yesterday I finished a one-month Facebook fast. At the beginning of July, I challenged myself to give up scrolling my News Feed for the whole month. Until then I'd never fasted from social media before, because I've always believed, and still do believe, that wasting time on social media is a heart issue that can't be fixed …

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Book Review: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Introduction As a husband, father, teacher, and highly acclaimed author, the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey spells out the habits that lead to effectiveness in organizational and personal relationships in The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. In preparation for this book, Covey discovered that the recent success literature published in the United States contained …

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