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Fastest 17 Ways to Learn Something New

HOW TO STOP BEING AN IDIOT IMMEDIATELY<p>“Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” — MARK …

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7 Lessons from The Funeral Oration of Pericles

One of my new precious book acquisitions is another anthology by William J. Bennett, The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood. Today, I read …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Empathy Fallacy: You can’t criticize us if you are not one of us

One of the main ways we can reduce the acrimony in our society is to stop proposing that government should solve all our problems. Specifically, …

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Reflections on KJB: The Book That Changed the World (2011)

This past weekend, I was surprised to enjoy the narrated and re-enacted historical movie KJB: The Book That Changed the World.The story starred King …

Anglican Church

Reflections on The Birth of a Nation (2016)

This past weekend I watched the film The Birth of a Nation – here’s the summary:Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat …

Black History

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The simple 10-step morning routine that changed my life

People often ask what my writing schedule looks like. This is always a hard question to answer, because I'm not much of a structure guy. But I see …

A 2×2 Matrix to Help You Prioritize the Skills to Learn Right Now

So much to learn, so little time.<p>The world is bursting with learning. There are several million business books, 3,000 TED talks, 10,000 MOOCs, hundreds of thousands of e-learning courses, and millions of self-published articles on platforms such as LinkedIn and Medium. The article you’re reading …

You Have to Show Up. Every. Day.

Breaking Down and Showing Up.<p>There’s an old Woody Allen quotation that “80% of success is just showing up.”<p>This quotation is used to motivate people …

Why your morning habits are standing between you and your goals

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit” — Aristotle.<p>I placed this quote on my vision board in January 2017, and …

Faith-filled 'transfiguration' underway in Syria, one child at a time

ROME — Eighteen months ago, a family from Raqqa, a medium-sized city in north-central Syria that had been seized by ISIS and proclaimed its capital, …

Researcher gives seal of approval to 53 biblical characters’ existence

Thanks to a researcher’s unique system, 53 individuals in the Hebrew Bible have been proven as genuine historical characters through material …

New Testament

6 Costly Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Entrepreneur

Building a successful startup is no easy feat.<p>Many established entrepreneurs launch several failed businesses before finally creating a company that …

Study: Poverty not main cause of out of wedlock births

Freakanomics radio just published a fascinating interview entitled The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage. Melissa Kearney, …

Demographics

The silent tragedy affecting today’s children

Questions on the Physicality of Heaven, Necessary Beings, and the Arrow of Time

https://www.reasonablefaith.org/images/rf_podcasts/RF_Alleged_Injustice_of_Penal_Sub_2018.mp3Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:49:00 +0000Is The Penal Substitution …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn’t changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, …

Why the Hysterical Attack on James White for His Interfaith Dialogue?

One of the greatest needs in the Church today is for a stronger Christian witness in the Muslim world. Even here in America, where approximately 3.3 …

4 Things I Learned by Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone 850 Times in a Row

You hope to meet incredible people, but you’d rather bite your lip than make small talk with strangers. You want to build that side business you’ve …

Getting Things Done, Ten Years In

You don’t hear a lot of people talk about the <i>Getting Things Done</i> productivity system anymore. It’s not as colorful or Insta-friendly as the Bullet …

How Reading Old Books Gives Us New Perspective

<i>3 Reasons to Overcome Bias and Understand the Whole Conversation</i>One trait common to leaders is a passion for books. Reading improves our thinking, …

Books

Preaching the Gospel with Words: Why There’s No Other Way

We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action. I’ve read many mission statements of churches and faith-based ministries during …

Jesus

These Life-Changing Books Will Expand Your Sense of Possibility

Change is the only true constant. But real change is a choice. A decision — a commitment to do something different. To take control of the direction …