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  • Derek shared from Everything New - One Philosopher's Search For a God Worth Believing In by Jeff Cook
    Christians hold in their hands the most profound sets of insights into the human condition ever composed and yet, despite their numbers and resources, they consistently produce the most lack luster art, literature and political thought available in popular circles.
    Note: Wow. True and saddening. Where are the Christian culture-makers?
  • Derek shared from Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series) by Jocelyn K. Glei, 99U
    “What I do every day matters more than what I do once in a while.”
    Note: Indeed. A long obedience in the right direction.
  • Derek shared from Covenant and Kingdom: The DNA of the Bible by Mike Breen
    Our good works and best intentions can never be good enough to pave the way toward a holy God,
    Note: The1st 5 books of Bible show us laws don't work; whether 1 (Genesis), 10 (Exodus), more (Leviticus).
  • Derek shared from a Personal Document
    Being burdened is not a sin, but turning to the wrong thing to be relieved of your burden is. 
    Note: Insightful words from Aaron. As usual.
  • Derek shared from Covenant and Kingdom: The DNA of the Bible by Mike Breen
    Joseph had been shown that he was called to rule over others—God had placed the vision in Joseph’s heart when he was seventeen years old. But his vision could never be fulfilled while he was consumed with pride. His lack of humility had stopped him functioning with Kingdom authority. And so he was taken on a journey to submission—and, practically speaking, to the place and position where God needed him to be—through a deep valley of darkness and shadow, of rejection, betrayal, physical attack, slavery, false accusations and years as a prisoner. It was a long, hard road to reach the place...
    Note: This hits home. Hard.
(Greenville, NC)
Derek M. Brown Jr.