Whether this summer finds you sitting by the pool, traveling, or just following your normal routine, check out some of our staff’s top reading picks for the summer. Learn about life with God, relationships with others, examples from history, and self-discovery with these titles.
In With, Skye Jethani explores different approaches for relating to God that are ultimately unsatisfying–from, over, for, and under. He then delves into a more abundant approach–life with God–and demonstrates how life with God positions us to know true faith, hope, and love and to live in deeper communion with humanity and with God.
This is the story of a man who lived for seven years as a Jesuit seminarian and morphed into a corporate man. Chris Lowney reveals the leadership principles that have guided the Jesuits for more than 450 years and shows how these same principles can make each of us a dynamic leader in the twenty-first century. Students are watching us, therefore, we are all leaders leading all the time, well or poorly.
Perhaps you have heard people talking about their Enneagram number and their ‘wing’ … and you’re wondering, What on earth is that? Well, I’m one of those people. I’m a 9-wing-8. I’ve found a lot of wisdom in the Enneagram, which is an ancient personality type system that encourages deeper knowledge of God and ourselves. If you are curious to learn more, this book is a witty and insightful introduction.
This former Stanford University Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, speaks clearly to the role parents have in helping “the next generation take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence.”
Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children. It’s about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than accepting technology’s promises of ease, instant gratification, and the world’s knowledge at our fingertips.