Category: Reading

Weekend Reads for Leaders and Preachers 1. 17 Bad Habits You Need to Kill in 2017 to Be More Successful – Make the most of your holiday break by streamlining your life. (Inc.) 2. A Note to an Unbeliever, On Going to Church This Christmas – If you don’t regularly attend a church and plan to at Christmas, read this.…

Weekend Reads for Leaders and Preachers 1. General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Email About Being ‘Too Busy To Read’ Is A Must-Read – Leaders are readers. (Business Insider) 2. Lay Aside the Weight of Selfish Preferences – This is a temptation for many leaders. (Desiring God) 3. Want to Live Remarkably? 9 Things a Navy SEAL Says You Should Always Do –…

Weekend Reads for Leaders and Preachers 1. Thanksgiving as Theological Act: What Does it Mean to Give Thanks? – A lack of proper thankfulness to God is a clear sign of a basic godlessness. (Albert Mohler) 2. What God Values More than Your Motives – The only thing that bothered Paul more than wrong motives was the wrong gospel.…

Weekend Reads for Leaders and Preachers Expositional Imposters – “I have heard many sermons that intend to be expositional, yet fall somewhat short.” (9 Marks) 3 Key Revelations About Effective Teams – Leaders must hire the right team and then lead them in innovation. (Michael Hyatt) Reformation of Theological Writing – Do not overlook the…

Guard Your Study Time with a Blowtorch – “The lifeblood of a pastor, whether your congregation realizes it or not, is a steady diet of rich theology, prayer, and Bible reading.” (CT Pastors) The Easiest Way to Miss $1 Million in Revenue – Be faithful in the work you’ve been given and trust the Lord…

Recommended Reads for Leaders and Preachers.  It’s not the weekend anymore, but here are my recommended reads for last week. Reading the Reformation: 5 Top Books – Enjoy these scholar recommended titles on the reformation. (The Gospel Coalition) Talking Like Jesus: Six Ways to Hold Out Truth in a Hostile World – Some helpful thoughts for leaders who…

Weekend reads for Leaders and Preachers.  What to Leave on the Cutting Room Floor – Mike Fabarez writes about the distinction between studying the text like a scholar and planning the sermon like a pastor. (Preaching Today) 7 Things That Even The Most Successful CEOs Aren’t Doing – Make sure you read this advice from the CEO of Avant…

Weekend reads for Leaders and Preachers.  For the Bible Tells Me So: Biblical Authority Denied … Again – “We are left in the same predicament as Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms. If Scripture cannot be trusted, then we are doomed.” (Albert Mohler) Set An Example: Don’t Surrender To Low Expectations – Leaders must disdain medioctriy and raise…

Weekend reads for Leaders and Preachers.  3 Ways Spurgeon Conquered His Secret Sin – Every preacher must overcome personal sin. Here are 3 ways C.H. conquered his. (The Spurgeon Center for Biblical Preaching) Are Printed Books (finally) Dead? – Leaders are readers. Do you prefer print or digital? (The Washington Post) Biblically-Anemic Preaching: The Devastating Consequences of a Watered-Down Message –…

Weekend reads for Leaders and Preachers.  Five Resources Every Preacher Should Own – From his decades of preaching experience, O.S. Hawkins has found these five volumes to be indisposable. (Preaching Source) 3 Secrets of Leadership Training – To lead an organization well, you must learn to lead others well. (CT Pastors) Preacher, Don’t Trust Yourself in Your…

Weekend reads for Leaders and Preachers.  Top of the Church Shopper’s List: Strong Preaching – Top-notch preaching most attracts people looking for a new place to pray. (Religion News Service) How Leaders Can Adapt to the Technology of the Future – The key for leadership in the future is to begin with what won’t change. (Institute for Faith, Work…