The Must Read You’ll Hate….

What a way to end 30 credit hours of graduate work but with having to read Leadership and Self-Deception (The Arbinger Institute)! I should have known the classwork phase of my Master’s program wouldn’t end without serious provocation. Instead, I’m forced to stumble and fumble with the feeling…I am the problem. Go figure!

douglasryoungThe Must Read You’ll Hate….

A Review of Picking Dandelions: A Search for Eden Among Life’s Weeds

I hadn’t felt like I’d traveled backwards in time, and spent moments with someone I didn’t know, like this since I read Donald Miller’s, Blue Like Jazz. I’m serious. No hyperbole here.┬áSarah Cunningham’s, Picking Dandelions: A Search for Eden Among Life’s Weeds did that for me. Do you know the feeling of seeing something you know you shouldn’t have? Remember …

A Review of Picking Dandelions: A Search for Eden Among Life’s Weeds

The Daniel Fast

There has been an increased interest in the subject of fasting. This is a good thing, too. My fascination with the subject began as I was trying to, in the midst of my own ministry, rationalize why something that was crucial to the life of Jesus was absolutely absent from mine. It didn’t sit well with me. Later, a friend …

DouglasRYoungThe Daniel Fast

Master Leaders – Tyndale Book Review

The Tyndale Media Center has graciously offered me the opportunity to serve as one of their blog reviewers. Tyndale House Publishers sent me, as my first review, a copy of George Barna’s, Master Leaders. George Barna is president of The Barna Group. In my opinion, he’s the foremost leader in the field of Christian statistics. He is the author of …

DouglasRYoungMaster Leaders – Tyndale Book Review

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus

One of several books I’ve been slowly, but steadily trudging through is Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by authors Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg. If you are interested in seeing Jesus in his original light, instead of how the Western world has formed him, I recommend it. I feel as if Spangler and Tverberg are taking me back …

DouglasRYoungSitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus