Library

20
Jan

Conversations with Myself – Nelson Mandela and Ruth Hobday

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‘Conversations with Myself draws on Mandela’s personal archive of never-before-seen materials to offer unique access to the inner world of an incomparable world leader.’ Title: Conversations with Myself Author: Nelson Mandela, Ruth Hobday (Foreword by Barack Obama) Date: 2010 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Availability: Available to borrow off the shelf from the NSLF library

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15
Jan

Elizabeth I CEO

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How did Elizabeth meet the challenges that faced her, managing not only to stay alive and keep her imperilled nation afloat, but also to win the intense loyalty of her people and lead England to greatness? Elizabeth I, CEO takes a fresh view, exploring issues that are relevant to leaders–especially business leaders–of today. Title: Elizabeth […]

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14
Jan

Abraham Lincoln – Elton Trueblood

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This Reading features excerpts from Abraham Lincoln: Theologian of American Anguish by Elton Trueblood, along with The Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural Address and a Foreword by Trinity Forum Senior Fellow Alonzo L. McDonald. Many books have been written on Lincoln, but few cover his spiritual journey. Elton Trueblood’s excerpts document how Lincoln’s faith deepened […]

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04
Jan

William Wilberforce – John Pollock

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A remarkable account of the life and achievement of an influential reformer, William Wilberforce. A man of faith who made an indelible difference, Wilberforce was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Title: William Wilberforce Subtitle: A Man Who Changed His Time Author: John Pollock Format: Book Year Published: 1996 Publisher:Trinity Forum […]

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03
Jan

Leap Over A wall

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Of all the characters in the Bible, it is David who is most human. His life is lived on “rough-edged actuality” of real life, and his relationship with God is an energetic one. Professor Eugene H. Peterson uses stories of David’s epic life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality. Title: Leap over a […]

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03
Jan

More Than a Carpenter

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In More than a Carpenter Josh McDowell focuses upon the person who changed his life–Jesus Christ. It is a hard-headed book for people who are skeptical about Jesus deity, his resurrection his claims on their lives. Title: More than a carpenter Author: Josh McDowell Format: Book Year Published: 1977 Publisher, City: Living Books, Wheaton Illinois […]

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17
May

The Day TED Might Have Died

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In the following article, TED curator Chris Anderson writes about leadership, public speaking and the importance of an idea.    When I first took over leadership of TED in late 2001, I was reeling from the near collapse of the company I had spent fifteen years building, and I was terrified of another huge public failure. I […]

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06
Apr

Presidential Address – 2016 National Prayer Breakfast

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A unique and significant part of NSLF each year is hearing from our political leaders about how their faith and values inform their approach to leadership and impact their lives more broadly. Although in a different context, we thought our Forum Alumni might be interested to hear US President Barack Obama reflect on these topics […]

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11
Jan

Early Christian Writings

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The writings in this volume cast a glimmer of light upon the emerging traditions and organisation of the infant church, during an otherwise little-known period of its development. A selection of letters and small-scale theological treatises from a group known as the Apostolic Fathers, several of whom were probably disciples of the Apostles, they provide […]

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14
Apr

One Word of Truth – David Aikman

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In 1989, David Aikman, then a journalist with Time magazine, was granted the first major interview Solzhenitsyn had given an American news organization for years. In this essay, Aikman offers an engaging and lively account of the dramatic and sobering events of Solzhenitsyn’s life: from his early years as a Communist, to the beginnings of his literary […]

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