I celebrated a small milestone in my Press work today because I received the demo copy of the print edition of the journal that I worked on for the past several months. It means a lot to me.
Robert Charles Sproul (1939–2017) was an American Reformed theologian and ordained pastor in the PCA. He founded Ligonier Ministries. This short book Can I Be Sure I'm Saved? (2010) is the seventh in the Crucial Questions series (1983–2019) which includes 31 books (e.g., 1. Who Is Jesus?  . . . 31. How Does God’s … Continue reading Sproul, Can I Be Sure I’m Saved? (2010)
Ahrens, Sönke. How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking. 2017. In this short book, Dr. Sönke Ahrens introduces the Zettelkasten method. Zettelkasten is a German word that means “memo box” or “slip box,” which refers to the knowledge management system established and used by the German sociologist Niklas … Continue reading Ahrens, How to Take Smart Notes (2017)
In this bestselling 1997 memoir, the author Mitch Albom records his fourteen consecutive visits made to his former Brandeis professor Morris “Morrie” S. Schwartz (1916-95) who was dying of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, アミトロ). The fourteen topics include the world, feeling sorry for yourself, regrets, death, family, emotions, the fear of aging, money, how love … Continue reading Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie (1997)
Peter from the Canadian Tire Auto Service finally phoned around 10 am and said my vehicle was not ready yet. That meant Lynn and I had to travel to Toronto by bus. I was preaching today; so, no matter what, I had to be at church. It was challenging. The bus from home to James … Continue reading Toronto Pride, Grace, and My Preaching