THE CONVICTION TO LEAD25 Principles for Leadership That MattersBy Albert Mohler Al Mohler's The Conviction to Lead wasn't what I was hoping for. I had high hopes because I knew of his fabled revolution at Southern Seminary. Many people in Southern Baptists circles consider the theological and institutional overhaul Mohler sparked to be legendary. I looked forward to hearing … [Read more...] about The Conviction to Lead
CHURCH PLANTING IS FOR WIMPSHow God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary ThingsBy Mike McKinley Church Planting is For Wimps by Mike McKinley will captivate you. It consists only of about a hundred pages, but McKinley packs it with punches. I couldn't put it down and ended up finishing it in one sitting. Church Planting... takes the form … [Read more...] about Church Planting Is For Wimps
WILL YOU BE MY FACEBOOK FRIEND?Social Media and the GospelBy Tim Chester Tim Chester (2013) cautions us about the pitfalls of social media in his book Will you be my Facebook friend?: Social Media and the Gospel . The Danger In the book Will you be my Facebook friend?, Tim Chester warns us about the dangers of social media. He sees the near ubiquitous influence of … [Read more...] about Will you be my Facebook friend?
WRECKEDWhen a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable LifeBy Jeff Goins Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life by Jeff Goins describes the journey from complacency to sensitivity, from indifference to compassion. Being "wrecked" is the moment we awaken to and begin this journey. It is that moment on a mission trip when you see true poverty for the … [Read more...] about Wrecked by Jeff Goins
Buzzwords buzz around. They float and fly and flit, but they don’t often land anywhere. “Missional” has been one such buzzword. Churches and ministry leaders have discussed the term for the last several years, but much of the conversation has remained theoretical, focusing on definitions of the gospel, the mission, and the church. Few books have ventured into the day-to-day … [Read more...] about Subversive Kingdom