Kindle deals for Christian readers
Moody has put Justin and Lindsey Holcomb’s excellent Is It My Fault? on sale for $3.99 until November 1. If you’re involved with counselling in any way, you need to read this book. If you’re not familiar, here’s my review from last year.
Be sure to also check out The Gospel of the Kingdom: An Exposition of the Gospel of Matthew by Charles Spurgeon for $1.50.
Is it even possible for a leader to have both, to possess thick skin and a tender heart? Those two are often painted as contrary to one another, as if a leader must choose between being “thick-skinned” and “tender-hearted.” But a leader must not choose between the two. The best leaders are both.
With regards to thick skin and tender hearts, here four types of leaders. Which type are you?
While all my doctrinal studies have contributed toward my (still) becoming “thoroughly equipped” in and by the word of God, there are some “first times” in pastoral ministry that no amount of book learnin’ could prepare me for experientially.
The pros and cons of fall
This is a really great interview with Christian George on Charles Spurgeon’s legacy and Midwestern Seminary’s new Spurgeon Center.
This piece by Joe Carter is well worth reading.
How do you find time to write?
I suspect any author or regular contributor to web sites or other publications get this question. I do with some frequency. Lots of people love the idea of writing, but the reality of it stymies them. By the time they’ve added up work, family, hobbies, naps, and Netflix writing is still just an idea. So what does it take to make time to write regularly? Here’s my list.