Here is the single, most devastating sentence in the book: ‘“I am pretty sure a smart, productive atheist could do my job well,” said a successful pastor.’
A book of wonderful treasures
This book is quite superb. Thoroughly researched, beautifully written, expertly selected, and dizzyingly clever.
Hutchmoot has just happened, in the UK for the first time. What, you ask, is a Hutchmoot? Well, let me tell you a story. In Nashville, Tennessee, lives the wonderfully talented Andrew Peterson. He’s a novelist, and a publisher, and a family man, and he keeps bees, but he is also, and above all, a
When I see younger leaders stuck in the mud, it’s often because they haven’t learnt one of Maxwell’s eleven lessons.
Let me make a prediction: if you read this brief book, and rethink some of your preaching and evangelistic conversations in the light of it, you will do yourself, the gospel cause, and the people you’re speaking to a huge service.
The issues at stake in this important book shape the inner life of almost every member of the church. Including you.
Seven lessons from a superb new biography of a remarkable man.
The idea of the Pastors’ Book Group is that we all read the same book, and then meet up to discuss it over lunch. so what are we reading next, I hear you ask…
This is an honest book, written by a sensitive Christian for a Christian readership, to help us to understand, embrace, sit with and pray for our sisters and brothers who face depression as a daily reality.
So here’s an idea. A group of pastors get together, to discuss a book that will be relevant for their ministry. Once a quarter.
There are occasions where you need to know a lot, and maybe be exhaustive. But that habit can hurt us badly when it comes to other, more practical, areas.
It’s time to revisit your New Year’s resolution to read a major theologian this year
LeaderBox is dedicated to getting you reading with focus, and then implementing what you learn. And there have been action points for me out of every book.
A quick look at some of the best books I read in 2017
What kind of book would leave me singing a soppy Christian song, like a stream in the desert?
I’m increasingly seeing the same thing said about some remarkably high-powered people. Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Rick Warren, are all among the people of whom I’ve heard it said that they all read a book a week. I think that is extraordinary, and while I have no doubt that the stories are true – for
If I said that this was the most important piece of secular philosophy I have read in a long time, you’d probably switch off. But it is, and I want you to read it.
What were the top books I read in 2016?
Cal Newport helps us see how to restrict ‘shallow work’ and its distractions, to work productively, and at depth.