Saturday, August 24, 2013

Favorites of the Week - Does God Exist? Am I in a Miserable Job? How Can You Engage in Spiritual Conversation?

Reasonable Faith with William Lane Craig
Reasonable Faith features the work of philosopher and theologian Dr. William Lane Craig and aims to provide in the public arena an intelligent, articulate, and uncompromising yet gracious
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Patrick Lencioni and Drive-Thru Laughter

Post by Laura Turner
Patrick Lencioni came to stage, disarmingly charming as usual. He talks in rapid-fire sentences about his minute attention span and his Evangelical Catholicism (fascinating!) and entertained questions from the audience. Much of this talk comes from his fantastic book, The Three Signs of a Miserable Job.
After college, Lencioni was recruited by a huge management consulting firm. It was, he admits now, miserable. He was ignored, out of the loop, and unable to assess where he stood.
People don’t leave jobs, on average, because they are tired or stressed. People leave their jobs because they’re miserable.
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Barna Group
The Art of Spiritual Conversation in a Changing Culture
July 17, 2013 - Evangelism. Outreach. Missions. Conversions. These are all common evangelical catchphrases to describe the Christian’s call to The Great Commission, to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19).

And the Church has plenty of programs to show for it—from mission trips to neighborhood service projects to student evangelism training. But before any of these can happen effectively, something far more basic must be learned.

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