Book Nook - Episode 8 ReCreate by Ron Luce
"ReCreate by Ron Luce An intense battle is raging for the hearts and minds of America’s 33 million teenagers, the largest generation of teens in U.S. history. These teens have an enemy. He has crafted an offensive strategy, stealth tactics, sophisticated reconnaissance and subtle propaganda. You only have to turn on your TV, talk to your teen’s friends, go to the movies or listen to the radio to catch a glimpse of his destructive campaign. Ron Luce is sounding the battle cry, calling parents and Christian leaders to wake up to the war against America’s teens. Are you willing to reject “quiet Christianity” and make a world-shaking difference by dreaming new dreams to ReCreate our culture?"
Book Nook - Episode 7 Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela In classically elegant and engrossing prose, he tells of his early years as an impoverished student and law clerk in Johannesburg, of his slow political awakening, and of his pivotal role in the rebirth of a stagnant ANC and the formation of its Youth League in the 1950s. He describes the struggle to reconcile his political activity with his devotion to his family, the anguished breakup of his first marriage, and the painful separations from his children.
Book Nook - Episode 7 Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen B. Oats
Malice Toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen B. Oats The definitive life of Abraham Lincoln, With Malice Toward None is historian Stephen B. Oates's acclaimed and enthralling portrait of America's greatest leader. The second half of the book examines his legendary leadership on the national stage as president during one of the country's most tumultuous and bloody periods, the Civil War years, which concluded tragically with Lincoln's assassination.
Book Nook - Episode 6 With Christ in the School of Prayer by Andrew Murray
"Murray's chapters are short, concise, and he fills your heart with a hunger for God's presence. Murray's passion for prayer shines through all 31 lessons. He truly takes you to the school of prayer and leads you before the throne of Almighty God. Murray, in his classic work With Christ in the School of Prayer, calls the church to exercise that powerful gift. He skillfully describes the role of the Holy Spirit within the church and exhorts Christians to use the blessings God has given us."
Book Nook - Episode 5 How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman
We've all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders. The first type drain intelligence, energy, and capability from the ones around them and always need to be the smartest ones in the room. On the other side of the spectrum are leaders who use their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capabilities of the people around them. When these leaders walk into a room...problems get solved. These are the leaders who inspire employees to stretch themselves to deliver results that surpass expectations. These are the Multipliers. And the world needs more of them.