Book Reading in 2016

So I took a totally opposite approach to book reading in 2016 than I have in years past, and I’m going to take it into 2017 as well. And in 2017 I plan on re-reading a lot more of the authors and books that I love. In the past 17 years I have primarily read...

A Book Resource for Steering Through Chaos

No, the irony is not lost on me that my last post was called ENOUGH: Put Down Those Ministry and Self-Help Books and Pick Up A Novel. But remember my caveat: So you don’t have to give up on your ministry and self-help books, but put them down for a season, and pick up...

When Kids Hurt Conference…And It’s Free!

Here is an amazing opportunity that our church, HPPC, along with some other churches are putting on for people this weekend in Dallas. I hope to see you there. “For youth pastors, volunteer leaders, and parents, When Kids Hurt challenges caring adults to help...

Paradigm Shifting, Life Shaping Books

It seems we all like books. And we especially like making lists of books. In 2005 I wrote The Five Books I Would Recommend to a College Student…or Actually, to Anyone!, and listed in another post the Top 100 Religious Books of the 20th Century According to...

First Kindle…And now Logos!

Moving from Hardcopy to Digital I first shared with you my excitement after getting the Kindle after Father’s Day of 2008. For someone who loves books, lots of them, it was a huge step. Leading up to that I had been weaning my library down (from about 3-4...

The Ego Driven “Christian Cult of Success”

Parker Palmer is the author of one of my favorite books, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation. If you have not read it, then you need to stop what you are doing and get in your car and go pick it up. Or stop what you are doing and order it online....

Tony Morgan has 5 Questions with Seth Godin

Seth Godin is being twittered about quite a bit these days because of his new, soon to be released book, and his invite only network Tribe. Tony Morgan has some questions for Seth (and if you don’t read Seth’s blog, you should be): TONY: First of all,...

My new Amazon Kindle

Okay, so this isn’t a professional presentation by any means.  But just wanted to give you a look in less than 90 seconds at the Amazon Kindle I got for Father’s Day. And what I can’t convey by video, just let me say it’s amazing.  It looks...

Back in town…

I just got back in town after 8 amazing days in Mexico City with some college students from UCLA. We served with two of our partenrs, Amextra and Partners in Hope. That was my second trip with these partners and it has continued to be life changing, especially this...

A Must Read

Check out my latest post at Leadership Network. I posted on the new book Jesus for President by Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw and the design team of Ryan and Holly...

Leadership Network book blog

I just posted over at Leadership Network on the book, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know. Check it out. And if you are a parent, especially a father. Do you have any good books on parenting, raising daughters, etc. Let me...