Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 20

Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – H3 Leadership

3 Traites for Leadership: 20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it. When he reflected on the habits that propelled him forward he came up with twenty and organized them around …

Continue reading »

Oct 17

James K. A. Smith on The Future of Religion in a “Secular” Age

http://www.slate.com/bigideas/what-is-the-future-of-religion/essays-and-opinions/the-future-of-religion-in-a-secular-age James K A Smith (http://www.calvin.edu/~jks4/) is a Philosophy professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI and a Christian. Dr. Smith makes some excellent points on this topic. I’ll pick a couple paragraphs (it’s better to read the whole article) The “spirituality” of the spiritual-but-not-religious often imitates this sort of excarnate religion, often without …

Continue reading »

Oct 16

Two American Revolutions

There was an excellent podcast, by Dr. Robert Godfrey, titled Two American Revolutions. The second ‘revolution’ corresponds to (if I’m remembering correctly) the second great awakening. The podcast is part of Godfrey’s series A Survey of Church History. from Renewing Your Mind podcast (normally by RC Sproul) C:\Users\James\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Podcasts\Renewing Your Mind with R.C. Sproul\03 Two …

Continue reading »

Oct 16

Charles Finney

Charles Finney (1792-1875) was an American Presbyterian minister and leader in the Second Great Awakening in the United States. He has been called The Father of Modern Revivalism. Finney was best known as an innovative revivalist during the period 1825–1835 in upstate New York and Manhattan. There was an excellent podcast, by Dr. Robert Godfrey, …

Continue reading »

Oct 14

The Fall

@NotThePuritan: “The Fall is not the advent of desire, but rather the distortion & misdirection of the creational structure of desire.” – James K. A. Smith  (Tweet)

Oct 04

Build up, give grace

English Standard Version Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. Eph 4:29