Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

How to Read and Understand a Difficult Book

I’ve spent the past couple of years reading difficult books. Most of them have been rigorously academic. They can be tough to read, but if you learn how to read them well, there’s gold on the other side. But why read a difficult book? Why

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How to Remember What You Read

I love to read books. But few things discourage me more than not remembering what I read. I don’t want to give 6, 8, 10 hours of my life towards a book only to not remember any of it when I’m done. This is frustrating.

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How to Read the Bible Well: An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Want to learn how to read the Bible well? Once I heard a story of a Christian’s method for deciding who and who not to date. An unbeliever asked her out, and she was stuck. She opened her Bible and read an obscure passage in

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How to Read More Books Despite Digital Distractions

When asked in this book what he would do if he could do it all over again, Tim Keller gave a simple, yet alarming response: “do less surfing on the internet.” “I think the internet is the friend of information but the enemy of thought,”

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How Not to Read A Book

Is there a wrong way to read a book? It always discourages me when I meet people who seem uninterested in reading books. I want to encourage them to do so. I don’t want to make reading sound more difficult than what it is, but

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