Book Nook - Episode 29 Seven Men: And the Secrets of Their Greatness by Eric Metaxas
In the Spring of 2013, Eric Metaxas recently released his newest book “Seven Men: And the Secrets of Their Greatness”. The book takes a closer look at the lives of seven historical leaders men who did some significant things. They are George Washington, William Wilberforce, Eric Liddell, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Jackie Robinson, John Paul II, and Charles Colson. Eric tells their stories with the purpose of answering the question: “What does it take to be a true example of a father, brother, husband, leader, coach, counselor, change agent, and wise man?” Each of these leaders were real people with strengths and weaknesses. They overcame adversity and obstacles and there is much to learn about leadership that brings transformation through their stories.
Book Nook - Episode 27 The Catalyst Leader by Brad Lomenick
Brad Lomenick is an internationally known speaker and author that leads the Catalyst movement that is equipping leaders all over the world. This book addresses 8 essentials for change makers and those that influence people. These 8 essentials are core components for leaders who want to bring change and lead long term. Most want to be good leaders, but may not know the core elements needed to maximize the impact they desire to be a part of. This book covers these core essentials.
Book Nook - Episode 25 Jesus Burgers by Jason Lomelino & The IV Church Family
Over 10 years ago God gave a man a vision to see students in Isla Vista, California, an infamous party town adjacent to the University of California, Santa Barbara encounter God. It started with prayer and handing out free hamburgers to drunk students and ministering to them in very tangible ways and today has grown into a movement. This unique book tells this amazing story through the lives of the people involved and students impacted from this campus outreach known today as Jesus Burgers.
Book Nook - Episode 21 Keep Your Love On by Danny Silk
Keeping your love on. It’s a hard thing to do. Sometimes it’s the hardest thing to do. But if you want to build healthy relationships with God and others, learning to keep your love on is non-negotiable. Adults and children, alike, thrive in healthy relationships in which it is safe to love and be loved, to know and be known. Yet for many, relationships are anything but safe, loving or intimate. They are defined by anxiety, manipulation, control and conflict. The reason is that most people have never been trained to be powerful enough to keep their love on in the face of mistakes, pain and fear.
Book Nook - Episode 17 The Purple Pig By Dick Eastman
In the 1960s and 1970s a root of prayer was born from the prayers of Dick and Dee Eastman, who established a house of prayer in Sacramento where young people would give a year of their lives to pray for souls to be saved. Today, Every Home for Christ has reached 205 nations and more than 75 million decisions to follow Christ have been made. More than 150,000 house churches have been started by EHC, and over 80 million discipleship courses completed. Now, an average of 35,000 decisions are being made to follow Jesus Christ every day, through the work of EHC. They are sharing the gospel of Jesus with 900,000 individuals in 180,000 homes each day.