A La Carte (New Years Edition)

Happy new year and welcome to 2014. I continue to take it easy through the holidays, but did put together an edition of A La Carte this morning. 

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This month’s free audiobook from ChristianAudio is the Hear the Word ESV Bible! Logos users will want to download their free book of the month (a real page-turner!), Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges: Hebrew by Frederic W. Farrar.

God With Us – I enjoyed this adaptation of a Charles Spurgeon sermon on the birth of Christ. 

Don’t Waste Your Weakness – Piper: “Since 2007, millions of people have read books and taken inventories designed to find our strengths. These are useful for positioning people in places of maximum effectiveness. But I am calling you to give attention and effort in finding your weaknesses and maximizing their God-given purpose.”

The Most Important Leadership Trait You Shun – “Imagine two lists: One contains the qualities that a business person should have, and another includes the attributes that most business people would say they wouldn’t want to have. There’s only one term I can think of that might top both lists: vulnerability.”

8 Kinds of Blog Commenter – Yup, this looks just about right.

The character of a life is not set in two or three dramatic moments, but in 10,000 little moments. —Paul Tripp