The Gig Delusion by Andy Kind

The Gig Delusion by Andy Kind

I had been up for 17 hours but my day was only yet half-way through. The first of my flights was over. It’s fascinating how much I can get done with 10 hours of seclusion, 35,000 ft up and without distraction. I chose to watch the Iron Man trilogy in one go. Now I was boarding my second flight. Not …

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‘Why? Looking at God, evil & personal suffering’ by Sharon Dirckx

‘Why?’ is out now and available from The Book Depository & Amazon When I first heard about this book I was in the middle of thinking about suffering myself. I was writing an essay on evil and was consumed with the topic. So it was with great interest that I watched from a distance the last few months of the book’s …

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The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter and how to make the most of them now

I’ll level with you. Until a couple of years ago I wouldn’t have picked up this book. Psychology? Pah. Man up. The older I get the more I narrow minded I realise I must have been and realise just how much grace I’ve been given by people around me! I don’t know how the process of softening rock-hard judgements begins …

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

John Maxwell needs little introduction. A noted leadership and communication guru he is sought-after the world over for his accumulated expertise and wisdom. Actually, that is only half of his attraction. The other side of the coin is that Dr. Maxwell is a brilliant communicator himself, taking people with him on journeys of belief and expectation. So when a new …

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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Eric Metaxas’ biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a book that I was eager to read. It finally made its way to my reading list courtesy of Father Christmas and I made good use of the holiday season to dive in. I first became aware of Dietrich Bonhoeffer through his book, The Cost of Discipleship. Held in high regard by many …

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ESV Study Bible

It was a long time ago that I heard that Crossway would be putting out a new Study Bible. The pre-publishing buzz really got me quiet excited. The Bible came out and I thought, “OK, I don’t really need it, I can wait until Christmas.” Christmas came and went and alas, no big hunking book in my stocking. Then came …