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]
I’ve heard some say that the soundtrack of the Christmas season is by Mariah Carey, but I would heartily disagree. For me and my house, we long ago chose Phil Wickham as go-to Christmas crooner. His first Christmas album—Songs for Christmas—still holds up years later, and like a Christmas gift you didn’t ask for but totally needed, Wickham has released a second Christmas collection, humbly titled Christmas.
I think I’m getting old. The first thing that tipped me off was that I was discovering a growing disdain for any music that I didn’t listen to in high school. Next came my desire for an increase in the analogue-watches, pens, pencils, and books. All these things could easily be replaced with digital versions, but now, I have an appreciation of holding something truly exquisite, truly exceptional in my hands. Fast forward a year or two and I’m holding the most premium Book I’ve ever held in my life- Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible. [Read more…] about Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible [Saturday Morning Review]
“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.
Recently, I traded in my iPhone 6 in for the new Google Pixel. After using iPhones for the last five years, I debated on whether to make the switch. A few weeks into the change now, I don’t regret the change in the least.