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September 19th, 2017

The Integrated life (Book Review)

The Integrated Life Experience the Powerful Advantage of Integrating Your Faith and Work We’re all exhausted. We struggle with conflicting demands of life—work, family, and faith. We sense an unsettling disconnectedness between those competing spheres. How do we resolve the tension between...

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November 26th, 2015

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms

When the email advertisement came for Tim Keller’s new devotional book on the Psalms, I immediately clicked on the link to order it for myself. As I read more, I decided to order one for each of my sons and their families to give as a Thanksgiving gift from Kathy and me. Here is a...

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October 22nd, 2015

Put Fear In Its Place - Lessons From a Former Airline Executive

Scott Dickson is the former CEO and president of Vanguard airlines, a position he took in early 2001 with full understanding that it was a turnaround situation. The airline was in trouble, and it was his job to reverse a bad situation. Then 9/11 changed everything. In his book, Never...

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

May 29th, 2014

The Person Called You: Why You're Here, Why You Matter & What You Should Do With Your Life

If you’ve ever found yourself in a job you hate, wondering about your purpose, or just wanting to make sure you are working at peak proficiency, we highly recommend our good friend Bill Hendricks’ new book. For the past twenty years, Bill has helped people harness the power of their...

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May 19th, 2014

Calling: A Biblical Perspective

"Calling, or vocation, is the single most popular topic in the theology of work. When people ponder how their faith relates to their work, their first question is often, “What kind of work is God calling me to?” We spend more time at work—whether paid or unpaid— than any other waking...

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December 4th, 2013

Work Matters | Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson's book, Work Matters, is an important book for Christians who want to serve God at work and for pastors who want to equip them. Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Nelson connects Sunday worship to Monday morning and gives readers practical tools...

October 19th, 2013

The Integrated Life

What if we could resolve the exhausting struggle between work, family, and spiritual life? What if we recognized a deep connection between faith and business? What if biblical values weren’t roadblocks but actually the source of successful business? What if the real goal of business were...

August 15th, 2013

Faith Powered Profession

Can a professional Christian women combine a vibrant faith with a productive career? In Faith Powered Profession, Elizabeth Knox charts a path towards a more integrated life. This insightful book provides a toolkit that empowers women to walk confidently in both their faith and...