10 Steps to Read 50 Books in 2013

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This is a guest post by Josh Stringer (@revjoshstringer). Josh is a pastoral resident at College Church, and will be graduating from our program in July 2013. If your church is looking for a pastor I highly recommend you consider Josh. You can contact him via email at jstringerATcollege-churchDOTorg. Is one of your New Years [...]

9 Websites That Will Save You Money at Conference Book Tables

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This is the second of three posts leading up to the 2012 Together for the Gospel Conference. If you are more than a mere peruser of the book tables at conferences, this will be a money saver for you. Caution: you are entering a book buying temptation zone if you are going to T4G next [...]

10 Benefits of Ebooks that Will Surprise You

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Did you know that ebooks are even better than you think? There are obvious benefits to ebooks, with lower prices and portability topping out the list. But in my use of ebooks, I have noticed other benefits that I haven’t seen anyone mention yet. You may be thinking, “Is this the same guy who gave [...]

10 Reasons Why Physical Books Are Still Better Than Digital Books

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After 8 months of experimenting with digital books on my iPad (got a nice deal buying it refurbished from the Apple site), I’ve determined that I still like physical books more. Here’s ten reasons why. 1. Physical books never run low on batteries. 2. Much more efficiently than with digital books, you can put your [...]

How to Read 200 Blog Posts in 20 Minutes

You should read blog posts like you’re following directions on Google Maps. I use the Google Maps app on my iPod Touch (waiting for iPhone 5 from Verizon) when I don’t know how to get where I want to go. In the course of the trip, many places grab my attention, but most are irrelevant to [...]

17 Simple Actions to Grow as a Pastor Scholar

Pastors stall in their growth sometimes. It is to be expected because we are imperfect. But how do we break out of the plateau? New challenges have always seemed to work for me. That’s how P90X works for physical muscles. We should expect the same for pastoral muscles. But new challenges don’t have to be the [...]