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Worth a Look 3.5.13

Posted By Trevin Wax On March 5, 2013 @ 2:11 am In Worth a Look | No Comments

Kindle Deal of the Day: Mirror Ball: Living Boldly and Shining Brightly for the Glory of God [1] by Matt Redman. $1.99.

In Mirror Ball, Redman eloquently illustrates why passion is more than a song or a feeling. It’s a story of guts and glory, pain, and purpose. For anyone ready to follow Jesus, passion is a way of life.

HBR – Your Brain is Hooked on Being Right: [2]

When you argue and win, your brain floods with different hormones: adrenaline and dopamine, which makes you feel good, dominant, even invincible. It’s a the feeling any of us would want to replicate. So the next time we’re in a tense situation, we fight again. We get addicted to being right.

My friend, Chris Brauns, has a new book out – Bound Together: How We Are Tied to Others in Good and Bad Choices [3]. Here’s an online quiz [4] he has created to test your knowledge. (And there’s a way to win a copy of the book.)

Ken Braddy – Top 5 Ways to Shrink Your Bible Study Group: [5]

I’m just guessing, but I bet your goal in leading a Bible study group isn’t to see it shrink.  One of your goals should be to grow your group and see new people become a part of it.  Here are several things you might do that will unintentionally shrink your group…

12 Ways to Preach Like Rob Bell… without Being a Heretic: [6]

In the weirdest online dating service of all time, a computer freak-accident hooked up the two unlikeliest people on planet earth: Rob Bell and John MacArthur. MacArthur is big on using biblical images, analogies and pictures rather than modern illustrations. So is Rob Bell.


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[1] Mirror Ball: Living Boldly and Shining Brightly for the Glory of God: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005LPLLT8/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B005LPLLT8&linkCode=as2&tag=redletters-20

[2] Your Brain is Hooked on Being Right:: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/02/break_your_addiction_to_being.html

[3] Bound Together: How We Are Tied to Others in Good and Bad Choices: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310495113/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0310495113&linkCode=as2&tag=redletters-20

[4] an online quiz: http://www.chrisbrauns.com/the-bound-together-quiz/

[5] Top 5 Ways to Shrink Your Bible Study Group:: http://sundayschoolguy.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/the-top-5-ways-to-shrink-your-bible-study-group/

[6] 12 Ways to Preach Like Rob Bell… without Being a Heretic:: http://scribblepreach.com/2013/03/04/12-ways-to-preach-like-rob-bellwithout-being-a-heretic/

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