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Parenting Our Teens Though the Challenges of Life | Notes & Critical Reflections

February 28, 2015

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Parenting Our Teens Though the Challenges of Life: 
A conference on adolescent mental health Opening with John Ortberg Why are we doing this conference? There is no greater gift in the world and no greater burden than being a parent. There is no greater value than the value of a young life. We live in […]

TED | Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings

February 28, 2015

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0:11 While preparing for my talk I was reflecting on my life and trying to figure out where exactly was that moment when my journey began. A long time passed by, and I simply couldn’t figure out the beginning or the middle or the end of my story. I always used to think that my […]

The Board Game | Notes & Review

February 15, 2015

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William Mott. The Board Game: A Story of Hope and Inspiration for CEOs and Governing Boards. William R. Mott, 2012 (173 pages) Foreword The Board Game concentrates on the single most important component of successful nonprofit organizations: the relationship between the CEO, the board chair, and the governing board. To be successful, this demands a high […]

Bible, Gender, Sexuality | Notes, Review, & Reflections

February 14, 2015

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James V. Brownson. Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships. Eerdmans, 2013. (300 pages) Jim Brownson’s blog. Reviews: Paul Chalpin, Englewood; Andrew Goddard, Kirby Liang Institute; Matt Rogers; An Uncommon Grace; Nate Claiborne; Robin Parry; Greg Carey, Huffington Post; think Christian; CanyonWalker; Sacred Tension interview pt.1, pt. 2; Wesley Hill, The Living […]

Remember Everything You Read | Notes & Reflections

February 13, 2015

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Stanley D. Frank. Remember Everything You Read: The Evelyn Wood 7 Day Speed Reading and Learning Program. American Learning Corporation, 1990. (212 pages) Reviews: Good Reads. 1. Mental Soaring: The Secret to Success Be sure that you’re now reading in a comfortable environment. As you read, pace yourself by moving a finger across the page, […]

We Still Don’t Get It | Transcript & Highlights

February 7, 2015

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Moo, Douglas. We Still Don’t Get It: Evangelicals and Bible Translation Fifty Years After James Barr. Presentation from the 2014 ETS Annual Meeting. Zondervan, 2014. By Douglas J. Moo Wessner Chair of Biblical Studies Wheaton College Chair, Committee on Bible Translation ISBN: 9780310443629 Fifty years is a long time: although considerably shorter now that my […]

Simply Good News | Notes & Reflections

February 7, 2015

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N.T. Wright. Simply Good News: Why the Gospel Is News and What Makes It Good. HarperOne, 2015. (189 pages) Thank you Janelle! I’m always, forever grateful! Reviews: Andrew Wilson, Christianity Today; Michael Bird, Patheos; Dan Wilkinson, Patheos; Scot McKnight, Jesus Creed; Gene Breitenbach, Above The Haze. 1. What’s the News? I am arguing that the […]