We get a lot of freebies from publishers in hope that we’ll review them glowingly and glow in your general direction, so you’ll buy them too.
I’ve got nothing in my stack I’m going to read at all…we may just give them away here.
I can’t justify taking the time to read the latest from a celebrity pastor whose expertise is only in the field of being a celebrity.
I’m not even remotely interested in church growth, church shrinkage, or the alleged death of the church.
If I have time to read this summer, the books I will read will have been faithful to speak something to me already…maybe Calvin or Packer or Stott.
However, if N.T. Wright will get me on his freebie list, I may change my mind…
Do you have a list yet?
A friend sent me this guide to identifying and dealing with narcissists in the pulpit and elsewhere…and it’s the best I’ve ever read.
It won’t happen, though it should.
More on mental illness and the Christian…it still strikes me as prejudicial.
I’m not sure why we have such a hard time understanding that brains get sick too…
One of the internal debates in CC is about whether pastors should drink alcohol.
In five years the question won’t be about whether it’s proper for a pastor to have wine with dinner, but whether he should smoke a bowl after supper…