“Better.” Quotes and Links of the Week [Saturday 7]

Why isn’t it better?

The combination of fear and ignorance (two sides of the same coin) can be paralyzing.
- Seth Godin

A Dangerous Dance with the Dairy Queen

It’s somewhat surprising that though “gluttony” is listed in virtually all the medieval lists of the “seven deadly sins,” whenever I speak on it today I invariably have people come up to me who say, “I’ve never heard a preacher talk about this.”
- Gary Thomas, Prodigal Magazine

Teach Spiritual Lessons through Common Interest

There are many devotionals on the market written by all kinds of authors that are directed to a specific audience.  Because both of our children like sports we have used numerous sports devotionals over the years.  When the lessons are tied to something that interests your children they tend to pay more attention to what’s being said and it locks in their minds better.
- What Families Do

37 words about writing a book


Writing a book is simple. All you do is take a road trip to your soul and document the journey along the way for people who might need to take a road trip to their soul too.
- Jon Acuff

The Secret Sauce of Teamwork

Staying together is a matter of recognizing the different strengths people bring to the table, and how they complement each other to make up a whole capability.
- Heath Hall and Brett Thompson, Harvard Business Review

10 Signs You’re Not Reading Your Bible Enough

The preacher announces the sermon is from Genesis and you have to check the table of contents.
- Trey Morgan

wal-mart, my wallet, and smurf chapstick

Today I decided to buck up and get a few things I needed. It started raining as soon as we loaded up (of course). I got the kids inside the door of Wal-Mart, pulled out my list, and then went to look for my wallet. Hmm. I wondered outloud, “Where is my wallet?” as I dug in the diaper bag.
- The Hoskinson Household

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