The Chris Creech

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Author: Chris Creech

Review: The Life-Giving Leader

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. #PRHPartner

If I had to describe “The Life-Giving Leader” with one word, it would be “refreshing.” I have read a lot of leadership books, but Reagin is able to give leadership an entirely new perspective by talking about some well-known facts of leadership, but also bring in some new ideas. We have, far too often, replaced leadership skills, training, and self-improvement with titles, and Reagin takes us away from that. He teaches leadership from life-giving traits, not from titles. He is willing to take a difficult stance on hard work, and that stance is not common. In our culture, we have relied heavily on the phrase “it’s just my personality,” and he does not allow leaders to use that as a crutch. Instead, he touts the value of hard work to improve your leadership skills.

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Review: “How to be a Perfect Christian”

DISCLAIMER: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This. Is. Satire. That being said, I guarantee that people will take this book seriously. They just won’t get the joke. Satire is funny, but it serves a greater purpose. It uses humor to pull back the veil on our social constructs that make no sense. The Babylon Bee’s “How to be a Perfect Christian” does not disappoint in this regard. It draws us in with humor, but then gives us a funhouse mirror look at “cultural Christianity.” Just some of the topics at which it takes aim: Continue reading

Christianity and Politics (New Year’s Resolutions Part 4)

Over the last three weeks, I’ve taken a look at a few different New Year’s Resolutions for Christians in 2018. I’ve covered reading the Bible (and doing what it says), prioritizing church, and praying. Today, I want to cover something that is a little more sensitive to many people. It’s time for Christians to change the way we get involved in politics. Continue reading

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