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From Seth Godin:

Laziness in a white collar job has nothing to do with avoiding hard physical labor. “Who wants to help me move this box!” Instead, it has to do with avoiding difficult (and apparently risky) intellectual labor.

“Honey, how was your day?”

“Oh, I was busy, incredibly busy.”

“I get that you were busy. But did you do anything important?”

Busy does not equal important.

Read the rest of the post here – and pick up a copy of Godin’s new book, Linchpin.

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One of the best single-volume resources for biblical-theological learning is the ESV Study Bible. Filled with articles, overviews of every biblical book, charts, maps graphs – the whole experience can be overwhelming.

But it doesn’t have to be – here’s a plan to work your way through all of the articles and resources in the ESV Study Bible in a year.

If you don’t have a copy of the ESVSB, I’d encourage you to consider getting one and using this plan to help deepen your affections for God.

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This morning on Twitter, Steve Timmis (who co-wrote the best book I know of on the topic of the local church) asked: ‘It seems to be trendy to despise and ridicule NY Resolutions, regarding them as somehow unspiritual. But what exactly is wrong with them?’

Here’s my take – there’s absolutely nothing wrong with making resolutions as 2010 begins…just don’t turn your resolution into religion. Nothing you do this year will make God love you more of less than he does right now.

But if you can become more intentional about life so that God grows as your great treasure…then resolve away!

Here are four of my favorite resolution blog posts from the past few days:

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