TheSacredYear

The Sacred Year

Michael Yankoski shares his own story of experimenting with spiritual practices in “The Sacred Year” (Thomas Nelson, 2014), and how he found a meaningful faith. He guides the reader on a pilgrimage of exploring practices that usher one into a deeper life with himself, God and one another. thesacredyear.com

 

 

TrivialPursuits

 Trivial Pursuits: Why Your Real Life Is More Than Media, Money, and the Pursuit of Happiness

“Trivial Pursuits: Why Your Real Life Is More Than Media, Money, and the Pursuit of Happiness” (Baker Books, 2014) by Ian DiOrio analyzes societal influences that are steering individuals toward the wrong paths. Rather than meaningless things meant to fill the presence of God, DiOrio shows readers how to incorporate him into their lives again. bakerpublishinggroup.com

 

 

YesorNoYes or No: How Your Everyday Decisions Will Forever Change Your Life 

In “Yes or No: How Your Everyday Decisions Will Forever Change Your Life(David C. Cook, 2014), Jeff Shinabarger provides a guide to good choices for everyday decisions. He aims to help the reader evolve as an avid decision maker by encouraging him to confront his fears, consider the consequences of choices, and adopt a decision-making process. shop.plywoodpeople.com

 

HelpingWithoutHurting

 Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions

Authors Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, along with Katie Casselberry, aim to create a new paradigm for short-term missions in “Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions” (Moody Publishers, 2014). “We should consider trimming our spending and scale of trips,” they write, “and instead give that money to proven, trusted organizations that are engaged in effective, asset-based development work via local churches and workers.” chalmers.org