Excellence Wins by Horst Schulze is a great read for anyone who is consumed with the idea of serving others well. Schulze is a well known leader in this area in his work with Ritz-Carlton as well as many other organizations. Remember that employees of Ritz-Carlton are authorized to spend
LEAD by Paul David Tripp is one of the most helpful books I’ve read in a while. I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to read it nice and slow. Tripp breaks the book into 12 different areas identifying gospel principles for leadership in the church. I found it
Foreign to Familiar; A Guide to Understanding Hot- and Cold- Climate Cultures by Sarah Lanier is a great resource for folks who desire to love their neighbor well…in the context where their neighbor lives or is from. This book really helped articulate some things I have felt or observed when
Happy New Year! January 2021 led us into the New Year more relaxed and rested than we’ve ever been at the start of a year. Due to COVID-19 and how it impacted holiday travel, family gatherings, etc….we spent the majority of our Christmas break at home. And you know what?
Family Discipleship: Leading Your Home Through Time, Moments, and Milestones by Matt Chandler and Adam Griffin should be required reading for all parents. I have already purchased several extra copies of this book to give friends as baby gifts or for milestone celebrations. Someone wise once said that “your family
Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country by Senator Tim Scott and Congressman Trey Gowdy was a blast to read. I felt like I was sitting across the table from Senator Scott and Congressman Gowdy for one of their regular weeknight dinners in DC when
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone was a great read. Loved the irony of reading a book that I purchased from Amazon that followed the plan that Bezos crafted when he assumed that one day everything would be for sale on his website.
You have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you. —AUGUSTINE The Unsaved Christian by Dean Inserra was my first book of 2021. It articulated so much of what I have been feeling. The drift from the truth and the simplicity of the gospel.
I’m writing this around 8pm on New Year’s Eve. As we prepare to bid 2020 farewell, many are wishing away the heartache and sorrow of the past year. There have been so many HARD things this past year. We have seen dear friends lose loved ones. We have had several
I love to read. I love to read more than I like to sleep. I love to read more than I like to eat. In 2020, a year marked by COVID-19 that provided more time at home. As things were being cancelled right and left, books allowed me to travel