Living Peacefully

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Do you have trouble staying calm or struggling with worry and a lac of peace? This book is a definite read for all of us. Whether to remind us or show us for the first time, Hutchcraft does an excellent job of showing Christians how to exercise their God-given gift of peace.

Philokalia Vols. 1-4

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These are the source documents in four volumes of thousands of pages for The Book of Mystical Chapters. These writings date back to the 3rd century of Christianity and include everything from letters from mentors to pupils, to instructions for monks, to prayer, and to theology. Written by various authors who are considered to be the fathers of Christianity.

Book of Mystical Chapters

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This compilation of writings from the Orthodox fathers of early Christianity is broken into the theological categories of theoretikos, praktikos, gnostikos – the knowledge, practice, and mystery of the Christian faith. Incredible proverbial writings and excerpts long since abandoned for the modern church. This takes a level of learning to guard against and lean into the challenges of super spiritual … Read More

Do Over

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Starting on the first day you got paid to scoop ice cream or restock shelves, you’ve had the chance to develop the four elements all great careers have in common: relationships, skills, character, and hustle.Now it’s time to amplify them and apply them in a new way, creating a Career Savings Account™. This is a great read before and during … Read More

Tipping Point

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Little changes can have big effects; when small numbers of people start behaving differently, that behavior can ripple outward until a critical mass or “tipping point” is reached, changing the world. Gladwell’s thesis that ideas, products, messages and behaviors “spread just like viruses do” remains a metaphor as he follows the growth of “word-of-mouth epidemics” triggered with the help of … Read More

Blink

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Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren’t as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others?Blink reveals … Read More

Longevity Project

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This book may seem it doesn’t fit anywhere but it does. If there’s a secret to old age, the authors find, it’s living conscientiously and bringing forethought, planning, and perseverance to one’s professional and personal life. Individual life stories show how different people find the right balance in different ways, depending on their personalities and social situations. Drawing from the … Read More

Good to Great

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This book wastes no time on bad and mediocre but uses every page to explore the difference between good and great companies. Using solid research and incredible examples Good to Great will open up a world of characteristics that seem to launch good things to be great things. A must read.

Breakout Churches

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A Christian version of Good to Great. Breakout Churches looks at the characteristics that make a good church go to a great church. Tremendous read using well researched and presented examples. This is a book that you will reread.