Squeezing Good Out of Bad by James N. Watkins

Oct 21

Squeezing Good Out of Bad by James N. Watkins

For many years I have been a fan of the wit and wisdom of James N. Watkins. He weaves his natural sense of humor into serious subjects with seamless ease. And trust me, his sense of humor is warped like mine! Check out this “stand up” routine Moses could have given with his back against the Red Sea: “Hey, how’s everybody tonight? Well ‘shofar,’ so good (rim shot)....

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Hearing God by Mark and Patti Virkler

Oct 18

Hearing God by Mark and Patti Virkler

I read the Kindle edition of Hearing God, but it’s really designed to be a workbook. Actually, it’s like an interactive daily devotional, with short readings followed by prompts and space to record your thoughts. Since I’m already familiar with Mark Virkler’s books and courses, I read it straight through without doing the exercises. Hearing God covers the four keys...

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When We Have Failed—What Next?

Oct 16

When We Have Failed—What Next?

After some recent failures, both public and private, I picked up When We Have Failed—What Next? to help make sense of my propensity to blow it. K.P. Yohannan gives biblical examples of those who have had very public failures and God brought them back to become great servants of God. The difference in whether one can recover from a failure or not is in one’s...

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Journey with Jesus by K.P. Yohannan

Aug 05

Journey with Jesus by K.P. Yohannan

Journey with Jesus provides a glimpse of the life of Christ as the disciples must have experienced His life and teachings. The emphasis remains on the truth that Jesus could do nothing on His own. Jesus sought direction and empowerment from God. We must live in that same humble, dependent relationship to experience the direction and power of God in our lives. Here’s...

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A Life of Balance by KP Yohannan

Apr 06

A Life of Balance by KP Yohannan

A Life of Balance K.P. Yohannan 2014 78 pages   In this booklet, K.P. Yohannan explores the opposites we must learn to balance in our lives as Christians: discipline and freedom, love and doctrine, zeal and wisdom, faith and common sense, or our sacrifice and God’s grace. Tweetable quotes from the book: “Even when you are discouraged about yourself, God is...

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Crisis in Leadership by KP Yohannan

Apr 05

Crisis in Leadership by KP Yohannan

Crisis in Leadership K. P. Yohannan 2014 70 pages   I would read anything by K.P. Yohannan so even though I’m not in leadership or a ministry position, I picked up this little booklet. It was so much more than a little leadership pep talk. I expected some leadership philosophy and psychology, but I was pleasantly surprised to find so much more in these pages....

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