Book Review: Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church


Leading a Multi-Ethnic Church book coverLeading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church: Seven Common Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Why I picked up this book:

I received this book as a gift while attending the Mosaix Global Network conference last fall. It was at the top of my very long and ever growing post-seminary reading list. This book is also of interest for my current leadership position at Gordon-Conwell, as we are working to develop a partnership with the Mosaix Global Network.

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Book Review: The Gospel at Work

How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to our Jobs

The Gospel at Work book coverWhy I picked up this book:

Zondervan sent me a postcard about this work, and promised a free six-session study guide and video curriculum at purchase. I lead a small group of millennials, and I am always on the lookout for material that might be of interest to them. The majority of the women in the group are single, but they also share another connection in that many of them were disgruntle with their jobs.

 

Who Should Read The Gospel at Work:

Christians who work in any capacity, and seek to honor God through their work.

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Natasha’s Study: Giving Myself an Incomplete

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhile attending seminary over the past 3 ½ years, I have acquired books, lots of them actually. Some may think that seminary increases one’s learning and understanding, and it does. For me, however, seminary also revealed how much I didn’t know and how much more I need to learn. So I started buying books to fill my learning gap. Sometimes people gifted me with books or publishers mailed books for me to review, and I could only get to a few at a time because my seminary reading load was so heavy. It short, I had a problem.

Once I graduated, I decided to give my brain a rest. I read a little during the summer months but not nearly as much as I would have liked. When my daughter returned to school, I started attacking the books on my shelf. There were so many interesting choices that I found myself picking up a new book to read every few days and I haven’t finished any of them. Therefore, I am giving myself an incomplete and vowing not to crack open another new book until I finish the ones I have already started.

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