A Peaceful Urgency

A Peaceful Urgency 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Many things that are frequently said among my Pastor peers makes me uncomfortable or upset. One thing in particular has been bothering me even more lately. I think we have overused the sense of urgency. I hear it perpetuated like a mantra. It’s usually something like this, “Jesus is coming back, people are going to…

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The Torah of Torahs: A Proposed Biblical Theological Typology

The Torah of Torahs: A Proposed Biblical Theological Typology 150 150 Andrew Hicks

The importance of 5 has long been appreciated in Biblical studies as a potentially significant typological number. The source of the 5 from which any typological reflection is, of course, the five books of the Torah (also known as the five books of Moses or Pentateuch): Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy. It has also been…

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Digital Minimalism: A Review

Digital Minimalism: A Review 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Cal Newport’s Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World was a game changer. If you, like me, have been greatly bothered by the ways technology has hindered rather than helped your life, faith, and happiness then this book is for you! The book is broken into two parts: foundations and practices. The foundations…

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Dare to Lead: A Review

Dare to Lead: A Review 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Brene Brown is a well-known and well-respected leader of leaders who has been widely popular for at least a decade now. Her TED talks are among the most viewed and rated and four of her other books are #1 New York Times Bestsellers. This book – Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts – is…

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Everyday Mystics

Everyday Mystics 683 1024 Andrew Hicks

for Christ plays in ten thousand places, lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the features of men’s faces – Gerald Manley Hopkins I have just recently graduated from Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University at my church. In this program one of the characters who presents alongside Ramsey and…

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