Every Friday I post a short list of the things I’m reading, listening to, loving and wrestling with:
Here’s what I’m reading right now:
7 Things Christians Should Give Up to Reach Unchurched People by Carey Nieuwhof. Would be a great discussion to have with your team.
Andy Stanley — The Agile Apologetic, Part One Wow! Just wow! You have got to read this interview. Very, very powerful.
Meet Generation Z: Understanding and Reaching the New Post-Christian World by James Emery White. Listen…if you haven’t picked this one up yet, please don’t wait. Very, very important stuff.
Here’s what I’m listening to:
Essentialism’s Greg McKeown On How To Simplify Your Life And Focus On What Produces Exponential Results on the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast.
Cal Newport — Deep Work Another great interview with Cal Newport on the Bregman Leadership Podcast. . The author of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.
Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track – and Keeping It There by Les McKeown. I’m testing out Audible for absorbing an additional book every month.
Quote I’m wrestling with:
“Imagine a world where people were skeptical of what we believed, but envious of how well we treated one another, and shocked at how well we treated them! ” Andy Stanley
App I’m using:
I’m committed this year to increasing my effectiveness. Nozbe is a leading productivity app. First heard about it from Michael Hyatt. It’s already making a big difference.
My own post I hope you’re reading:
What Would You Say to Your First Year in Small Group Ministry Self? I’ve been doing this awhile. These are the activities that matter most.
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