It’s not often that I get to review a product that considers itself a ministry. But this review is that review. The people behind this ministry understand me. They know that the list of books I have to read will only get longer and longer while my time to read them gets shorter and shorter. Yet they, like I, know that they hold treasure troves of helpful insight for my soul. That’s why Accelerate Books was started.[Read more…] about Accelerate Books Review – A Review
During the pandemic, I have really struggled with focus and being productive. So I turned to Tim Challies’ book Do More Better for help.
Although Tim’s book wasn’t my first foray into the world of productivity, nor even ‘Christian productivity’, I knew that I had stopped many of the positive habits I had acquired in the past, and I needed a revision.[Read more…] about Do More Better [Book Review]
It has been five years since I have left working in (“full-time / occupational”) ministry. I have continued to serve in several different areas of the church as a volunteer. While in ministry, I was a prolific reader of ministry books, I have three rows of a bookshelf and a couple of donated boxes to prove it. But since leaving, I haven’t read a Christian book geared towards church leadership until I got my hands on this book “Letters to the Church” by Francis Chan.
“I don’t know who needs to hear this, but keep going.” That isn’t but could have been the opening lines to Austin Kleon’s latest work on creativity and art, Keep Going book. It offers ten steps to getting through slumps in creativity and keep going in developing one’s art, writing, voice, etc. Keep Going is the third in Kleon’s series of books on creativity—both Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work are great reads!—and it might be his finest.