Take Stock

From “Life Worth Living: A Guide to What Matters Most” by Miroslav Volf, Matthew Croasmun, and Ryan McAnnally-Linz Next, take stock of some key aspects of your life: how you invest your time, money, and attention. Maybe even go straight to the sources – flip through your calendar, look through your recent expenses, or scroll

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communicators of today need a new title: that of trust agent

From “Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust” by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith We all know what the word media means, but in his 1964 book, Understanding Media: THe Extensions of Man (from which comes the famous slogan, “The medium is the message”), author Marshall McLuhan describes a

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A frightening freedom

From “Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life” by Henri Nouwen with Michael J. Christensen and Rebecca J. Laird Within the churches there are as many opinions and visions as outside the churches. There is no virtue that is not called sin somewhere, and no particular sin that is not called virtue somewhere else. Within

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