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Review: The Principle of the Path

I don’t know how Andy Stanley consistently communicates with such simplicity and power. Every time I read something by him or listen to him preach or give a talk at a conference, I find myself thinking, “That’s pretty self-evident.” Yet,… Continue Reading →

Review: “Radical Together”

David Platt’s Radical Together is a followup to his book Radical and is intended to be a tome for the corporate church rather than for the individual Christian. Platt’s first book was an in-your-face approach intended to slap, sometimes not too… Continue Reading →

Review: Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites… and Other Lies You’ve Been Told

Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites…and Other Lies You’ve Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media by Bradley R.E. Wright I was given an advanced reading copy of this book by Bethany House Publishers to read for… Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Me, Myself and Bob”

For those of us raised or influenced by talking vegetables, this book about the creator and creation of Veggie Tales is both cautionary and inspiring.

Review: “Radical”

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt This little book can destroy your way of life as an American. If you’ve embraced “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” as yours by right, then you… Continue Reading →

Review: Communicating for a Change

I keep waiting for Andy Stanley to write a flop. So far, he’s exceeded my expectations. Visioneering is probably one of the best books on vision out there, and this entry into the world of practical communication skills will be… Continue Reading →

Book Review: Getting Things Done

I’d heard so much over the past year about GTD this and GTD that. I had no idea what folks were talking about until Richard Poole began blogging about his desire for personal organization and how using the “Getting Things… Continue Reading →

Review: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencione Lencioni’s book is fantastic! The book is written like a novel, as the characters of a promising but rapidly failing techonology company see their board appoint a CEO… Continue Reading →

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