My Summer Reading List – 2015

Let's Read Something Together

Yesterday was Memorial Day, which really inaugurates Summer. The wate rparks open. The weather changes. School is almost out. With apologies to Christmas, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Summer is the best time of year. Beach. BBQ…and books. I read as many books in the summer as I do the rest of […]

Why I’ve Chosen to Read Less


You won’t hear me say this very often: It’s possible to read too much. If it is, I have been the chief of sinners. If you know me very well personally, you know how much I love to read. I also affirm that “leaders are readers,” generally. However, I’ve come to believe too much reading can actually […]

Should Preachers Know How to Read?

Should preachers know how to read? I think most would agree that literacy is a plus when it comes to preaching. That's not what I mean. What I mean here is, "Should preachers really, really know how to read?" How important is it? In his book, Why Johnny Can't Preach, T. David Gordon makes the […]