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Month: April 2019

Books Worth a Look:
A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

For the past few years, I’ve read a ton of books each year. They’ve been (mostly) the helpful, funny, fascinating, growing kind that you’re glad you invested your time in. However, quantity isn’t always quality, so I’m shifting my focus in 2019 to read fewer books; better books; books which grow me; and also intentionally reading much more of my Bible. So this year, I plan to re-read a small pile of books that have been particularly transformative for me. The Books Worth a Look series will be a monthly post sharing highlights from my deep dive into these books that I think are super helpful. A Long Obedience in the Same Direction (Eugene Peterson) In our world of microwave dinner sermons and instant-gratification goals, Peterson’s book is sorely needed.…