Attention Marketing

Attention: The Priceless Commodity of Marketing

Brandon Books, Communications

I won a bo, Attention! This Bo Will Make You Money!. It’s a bo about how to use attention-getting on marketing to increase your revenue, by Jim Kukral. I read it in a couple of hours and it held my attention throughout, which is a really good start for a bo on this topic! Jim tells a pretty neat story …

Paul Louis Metzger on the Gospel of John

When Love Comes to Town – Paul Louis Metzger on John's Gospel

Brandon Books

I’ve preached through the gospel of John a couple of times in my ministry, and each time, I bought commentaries. The Bo of John is pure profundity wrapped in simplicity. It’s deeply complex and linguistically simple at the same time. Very few commentaries dive deeper than the simplicity of the text itself. Paul Louis Metzger, however, has done an …

Costly Grace

Costly Grace: One of My New Favorite Books on Discipleship

Brandon Books

I have well over 1,000 bos in my library, but just a handful come to mind when I think of bos that are able to define discipleship well. They would include Jim Berg’s Changed Into His Image, Clyde Cranford’s Because We Love Him, and of course, Rick Warren’s The Purpose Driven Life. Now, I’m adding another to that short list …

The Sacred Journey by Charles Foster

Life Is a Sacred Journey with God

Brandon Books, Living

Recently, our small group talked about the subject of spiritual discips and we based our discussion on the bo The Sacred Journey: The Ancient Practices by Charles Foster. Foster particularly addresses prayer and meditation, but avoids nailing life down to a few prescribed rituals. I must admit that I had a difficult time connecting with Foster through much of the …

Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

7 Ways to Outlive Your Life

Brandon Books, Living

I’ve just finished reading Max Lucado’snewest bo, Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Difference, and I feel… challenged! The premise of the bo is that we have a choice to do things that will make an impact that outlasts us. Life is a temporary assignment, but the effects of our lives are permanent. Lucado begs the question …