Are You Worried You Aren’t Smart Enough? I often get side-tracked from my identity in Christ and start comparing my intelligence to that of others. Bad Idea. Well this book, Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, gives several reasons why IQ (a “smart” measurement) isn’t the best indicator of success. As believers we know that obedience… Read More


This week I wanted to share my review of a book that I think will be helpful for your ministry and development. The book is called Strengths Finder 2.0 and is written by Tom Rath, who made use of a research team for the many hours of research that went into the book. As you… Read More


Transformational Discipleship Gieger/Kelly/Nation 2012   This book is a collaborative effort that relies on research done by the lifeway research team and the pew organization. The describe discipleship as something which occurs in various levels, and to various degrees. They look for a “sweet spot” which is visualized as the intersection of three circles on… Read More


According to Wikipedia, the digital divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies (ICT). The divide within countries (such as the digital divide in the United States) may refer to inequalities between individuals, households, businesses, or geographic areas, usually at different socioeconomic… Read More


  This book attempts to communicate the idea that mentoring should be intentionally done by a mentor, who picks the mentees. He points out that Jesus did it that way. Campbell gives personal accounts of mentoring groups of younger men in an intentional manner. He mentors a group of people meeting once a month for… Read More


Much of 1 Corinthians discusses spiritual gifts; what they are and how to use them in a church. Since I have been engaged in studying this book for a while now, it is appropriate that someone brought up the question: how do I know my spiritual gifts. Online tests might help you here. I found… Read More