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15
Jan

The End of Poverty

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Jeffrey Sachs draws on his remarkable 25 years’ experience to offer a thrilling and inspiring vision of the keys to economic success in the world today. In the end, readers will be left not with an understanding of how daunting the world’s problems are, but how solvable they are – and why making the effort […]

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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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11
Jan

Buffett

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Buffett is the enthralling story of the life and investment philosophy of America’s most successful stock picker. Wall Street Journal reporter Roger Lowenstein pierces the veil if secrecy of this immensely private man, and explores his human qualities, patience, loyalty, integrity, conviction–and shows that they were always as important as his nimble mind. Title: Buffett […]

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09
Jan

Can Man Live Without God

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In this brilliant and compelling defence of his faith, Ravi Zacharias shows how affirming the reality of God’s existence matters urgently in our everyday lives. According to Zacharias, how you answer the questions of God’s existence will impact your relationship with others, your commitment to integrity, your attitude toward morality, and your perception of truth. […]

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03
Jan

Ruthless Trust

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In his sequel to The Ragamuffin Gospel bestselling Christian author Brennan Manning shows us how true and radical trust in God can transform our lives. Title: Ruthless Truth Subtitle: The Ragamuffin’s path to God Author: Brennan Manning Format: Book Year Published: 2000 Publisher, City: HarperCollins, New York Access: Borrowable from the Library of the National […]

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06
Oct

The Prime Minister – NSLF 2016

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Introduced by Scott Morrison, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talks about how leadership and service begins in the home. Turnbull talks about living your values, not just in public, but at home, with your family, and with yourself as a person. He looks at being comfortable in your own skin, and how at the core of […]

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06
Jun

You Won’t Make It If You Fake It

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Bill George debunks the popular saying, “Fake It Till You Make It” and delves into the importance of authenticity within leadership and personal development. The cover of last January’s Harvard Business Review featured the subhead, “When it’s OK to fake it till you make it.” “Faking it” is the antithesis of authentic leadership. Following this […]

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25
Nov

Unlovable Self – Revolworks

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©Brad at revolworks.com   December 21, 2007 Give It a Break Today it makes sense. I don’t know why it makes sense today, but it does. Here’s the thing: I always suspected that when someone got too close to me, he or she would be repelled, and I would suffer rejection. This has become a […]

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20
Oct

Of course my faith influenced my political decisions, as did my gender. So what? by Kristina Keneally

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Kristina Keneally was the NSW Premier between 2009-2011. She is currently Director of Gender Inclusion at the Macquarie School of Management and a host of Sky News, as well as a regular contributor to the Guardian. The following article by Kristina Keneally was published in The Guardian newspaper on 7th September, 2015. “How much does […]

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09
Oct

Primary Greatness- Stephen Covey

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According to author Stephen Covey, secondary greatness refers to things such as position, fame, awards or wealth; rewards which come as a by produce of the work we undertake. Primary greatness however, a much more valuable and enduring commodity, speaks to character and contribution. The following article is taken from Covey’s book “Principle Centred Leadership” […]

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