Four Reasons to Slow Down
“This year I’ve decided to set my reading goal by hours spent, rather than pages read. I want to stop aiming at volume so I’m freer to linger, meditate, memorize, and record what I need to press deeper into my soul.”

Reading Out of Love for Others
“The solitary pursuit of reading does not need to be a selfish pursuit. We can and should read as an expression of love for others.”

Manipulative Repentance: 8 Red Flag Phrases
“In this post, I hope to accomplish two things. First, I will attempt to clarify two common misperceptions about manipulation. Second, I will discuss a series of phrases commonly used in repentance which can be red flags that the remorse being expressed will not lead to healthy relational restoration. ”

True Leadership Is Sacrifice, Not Privilege
“Christian leadership — in the home, the church, and elsewhere — is not for those clawing for honor and recognition, but for those most ready to fall to their knees and be inconvenienced by the needs of others. They are those who, in a sense, have their house sufficiently in order to be able to turn their attention to serving others. Instead of pursuing their own immediate benefit, they are willing to sacrifice for others’ benefit.”

Pastor, You Need Some Friends!
“In a day and age when anyone can have thousands of followers on their myriad of social networks, it is time to build friendships. The following are three of the many biblical principles to embrace and apply towards building friendships.”

6 Must-Change Items That Are Hindering Your Career | Art Rainer
Sometimes the stagnation in someone’s career is less about what they cannot control and more about what they can control, areas where change is possible. And while we’re discussing careers, here are 7 Body Language Interview Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

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Work and Our Labor in the Lord (Short Studies in Biblical Theology) by Jim Hamilton