"I've heard a lot of sermons in the past ten years that make me want to get up and walk out," wrote Garrison Keillor.
The prelude ended, the minister got to his feet, went to the pulpit and boomed out, "O sing to the Lord a new song!"
Richard L. Floyd
Our culture prizes originality. No one wants to be considered an imitation!
I walked into a bar eager to go to a storytelling event, where people volunteer to tell their most personal stories to strangers.
John A. Nelson
Really? That's the take-away?
I knew a form of these words before I'd even heard of Philippians.
It seems that for every ancient sin, there is a social media app.
In her book, Overachievers: The Secret Life of Driven Kids, Alexandra Robbins documents an unhealthy culture of excellence and overachievement among middle and upper class American youth.
Stop. Wherever you are. At work. On the train. Checking email in bed. Whatever you are worried about – whatever you're fearing, dreading, planning – that thing that you can't get out of your head: Have you prayed about it?
In her new book Radical Candor the management guru Kim Scott (a veteran of Google, Apple and Twitter) gives us a new framework for how to be the best boss: care personally, and challenge directly.