Last Installment…Tips To Becoming a Better Reader Pt. 4

I hope you have found these tips to be helpful, but most of all I hope you weave these tips into your life. Here are tips 5 and 6. TIP# 5: Take advantage of reading Tools… Your ready proficiency might improve by using any number of reading tools that enhance and assist your reading experience. […]

More Tips for Becoming a Better Reader Pt. 3…

Oscar Wilde said, “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” And Thomas Jefferson said, “I cannot live without books.” So, I want to continue what I began in two previous blogs by sharing with you another tip that I have used […]

Tips to Becoming a Better Reader Pt. 2…

It was Buckminster Fuller who is credited with creating the “Knowledge Doubling Curve”; he noticed that until 1900 human knowledge doubled approximately every century. By the end of World War II knowledge was doubling every 25 years. Today things are not quiet as simple, given the fact that different types of knowledge have different rates of growth. […]

6 Tips to Becoming a Better Reader Pt. 1

Would you like to become a world-class expert in some field? You can. And the path to expertise is reading. That’s right, reading! We are told that the basis of becoming an expert is to read in a chosen subject area for one hour a day for seven years, you’ll become an expert in that […]

A Message From 1984…

In 1984 I read a book in which the author stated the following… “Pursuing freedom in an absolute sense disrupts the balance between freedom and form. A free culture relies on the form given it by its laws and morality to maintain order. Societies that lose this delicate balance may for a time become chaotic, […]

Read On…

That is, keep on reading, learning and growing. After preaching recently in Florida, a young husband and father that serves in our nation’s military waited to speak with me. My subject that morning had been, Getting to Know God when things are going well. He related to me that he and his wife had come […]

Moral Meltdown…

Responding to the riots that have plagued Britain for the past week Prime Minister David Cameron indicated that the nation had lost it’s moral compass and said that he and the senior leaders of his administration were going to begin meeting over the next few weeks to formulate a new plan designed to help Britain […]

Does The Bible Matter In the 21st Century?

Has the Bible lost it’s significance for modern humanity, government and culture? Vishal Mangalwadi provides an excellent perspective from his book, The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization.”  The following link will provide you with a brief editorial from the author.  http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/04/13/does-bible-matter-21st-century/ What Do You Think?

The Big Test Ahead…

Christopher Hitchens recently shocked many with his statement, “I’m dying”. He announced it during an interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg. Why is that significant? Because Christopher Hitchens maybe the best known atheist in the world right now. He has been a leader in what has been dubbed the new atheist movement and has written […]

Why Christians Aren’t Growing…

T. David Gordon has written a book I believe every preacher should pick up—Why Johnny Can’t Preach. The title is a take-off of two popular books of the ‘90s entitled, Why Johnny Can’t Read and later Why Johnny Can’t Write. At any rate Gordon diagnoses some of the reasons why so much of today’s preaching […]