book: gospel patrons

Book: Gospel Patrons – history remembers the people who changed the world, but tends to gloss over how they were able to do the things for which they’re remembered. John Rinehart in this work makes the case for taking seriously the notion of financial support for endeavours to spread the Christian message. It’s a quick read, […]

book: what’s happening to our girls?

Book: What’s happening to our girls? A book for parents to think about the changes in culture and society as it affects their children,  since they were children themselves. It’s not a positive picture: lots of challenges with girls growing up too soon, with too little a sense of self-worth. A good starting point, but […]

book: Mindset: How you can fulfil your potential

Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential On a parenting course, this book was recommended: it makes the distinction between two kinds of mindsets, and explains how to move from one to the other. On the one hand, the fixed mindset – where your response to failure is to blame yourself, and avoid the situation […]

book: the filter bubble: what the Internet is hiding from you

Book: The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You (2011) Being surrounded by vast expanses of content is so commonplace now that we are no longer amazed by it. If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about today?” “I possess a device, in […]