Matt is a pastor, businessman, theology student, & massive geek.

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  • The second most important book gets a follow-up

    The second most important book gets a follow-up

    When people ask me for the number 1 book I recommend (apart from the Bible), in any context: business, leadership, productivity, ministry, etc…, immediately my answer is What’s Best Next by Matt Perman. This is not simply because Matt is a friend and I’m a fan. This book is absolutely crucial in our current knowledge-work…

  • My 90 Day Health Transformation

    My 90 Day Health Transformation

    This past Fall, I finally executed on a long-held aspiration: I got back in shape. I dropped 30 pounds, several inches off my waist, established a workout habit, cranked up discipline with my eating habits. The process ignited a chain reaction in the rest of my life that has amplified just about everything else I…

  • Not as man sees

    Not as man sees

    Bible in 90 days – Day 21 – 1 Samuel 16-28 1 Samuel 16:7 ESV “But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or the height of his stature because I have rejected him. For The Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord…

  • An unusual kind of priest

    An unusual kind of priest

    Bible in 90 Days – Day 20 – 1 Samuel 3-15 A prophet to Eli, the priest, declaring God’s word: “And I will raise up for myself a faithful priest, who shall do according to what is in my heart and in my mind. And I will build him a sure house, and he shall…

  • Every man for himself

    Every man for himself

    Bible in 90 Days – Day 19 – Judges 15-21, Ruth, 1 Samuel 1-2 Judges 17:6 “In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” Judges is a hard book to read. Only a single generation after Joshua’s generation: the same generation that followed the pillar…

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