Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society - the experience of making and fixing things with our hands. For those who felt hustled off to college, then to the cubicle, against their own inclinations and natural bents, Shop Class as Soulcraft seeks to restore the honor of the manual trades as a life worth choosing.
"A profound look at work, and what we've done to it"
Halftime. Time to pause, midway in the game of your life, and consider how to make the transition from professional success to significance.Revised and expanded for a new generation of leaders, Bob Buford's best seller shows how you can make the second half of your life even more rewarding than the first.
Author Bob Buford called them "code breakers". They are people age 40 and older who have pioneered the art of finishing well in these modern times, and who can teach us to do the same, starting today. Buford sought out 60 of these trailblazers - including Peter Drucker, Roger Staubach, Jim Collins, Ken Blanchard, and Dallas Willard - and has recorded their lively conversations so that they can serve as mentors for all of us.
"Christian Male Success Stories"
Relationship experts and award-winning authors Les and Leslie Parrott believe the same forces that can tear down a marriage can become the catalyst for new relational depth and richness--provided you learn the secrets to using everyday problems to strengthen your marriage. In this book they explore how a marriage survives and thrives when a couple learns to use problems to boost their love life, to literally love each other more.
In this instructive and inspirational book, Mark and Debra Laaser teach us how to have richer relationships with God and others. Using stories and straightforward observations, they examine seven desires we all share, and illustrate how understanding those desires can enhance our relationships and enrich our lives.
For years, marketers have held on to unwavering beliefs that have dictated how they market to their consumers. But the hard truth is that the changes we see in marketing and business are based on one undeniable factor - the size of the generations we are selling to. As each generation ages, what they buy and how much they buy will change.
"An eye opening book"
This Silver Medallion Book Award and 2004 Christianity Today Book Award of Merit winner provides a detailed, step-by-step process for launching seeker small group strategy in a wide variety of settings.
This book is a roadmap for making sure the 30,000 words you use each day count and the impact they make is positive instead of negative, inspiring rather than hurting, and bringing light rather than darkness.
James Spiegel never realized what challenges and adventures he would face in talking about God with his own children. In a book that is witty, warm, and profound, he explains complex issues of the Christian faith in terms that his children can understand and accept.