4forFRIDAY with ACHUCKAllen 10.13.17
Each Friday I offer up at least 4 recommended reads, listens, learnings, gadgets or reviews. These are not necessarily faith-based or church-related but they each have encouraged or helped me in some way. I trust that they might do the same for you! Please feel free to leave your comments or share this 4forFRIDAY!
A Documentary that Everyone Should Watch: The Vietnam War with Ken Burns
How in the world did our country get neck deep in Vietnam? I was a young kid, living in a Navy town and remember hearing the names of soldiers that had been killed in action or missing in action each week in our church. Like many, I understood the war to be the good guys fighting the bad guys to stop the spread of communism. Watch this extraordinary documentary with you teenagers and learn what you may not have known about the history and US involvement in Vietnam.
A Really Solid Article: Why Constant Learners All Embrace the 5-Hour Rule
At the age of 10, Benjamin Franklin left formal schooling to become an apprentice to his father. As a teenager, he showed no particular talent or aptitude aside from his love of books. When he died a little over half a century later, he was America’s most respected statesman, its most famous inventor, a prolific author, and a successful entrepreneur. What happened between these two points to cause such a meteoric rise? Underlying the answer to this question is a successful strategy for life that we can all use, and increasingly must use.
Another Awesome Read from Dr. Brene Brown: The One Counterintuitive Thing Confident People Do
Brene Brown is one of the brightest people on the planet and there is always something to learn from her and her research, After spending 16 years applying her style of academic rigor to topics like courage, vulnerability, empathy, and shame, Brown goes deep on how to belong at a time where everything from politics to social media to culture has become incredibly fractured and polarized. If you lead anything – READ THIS!
A Very Cool Subscription Service for Movie Lovers: MoviePass
Many of you know that Jenny and I are movie fans. We love to go to the movies. When my friend, Bobby McGraw suggested that we check out Moviepass.com, I had pretty low expectations. Wow! This is great and it’s this simple: $9.99/month gets you in as many movies as you can or want to see. Every theatre that we typically visit is in their theatre network. No blackout days! Check it out at MoviePass.com
A Reminder of a Great Resource for You and Your Family
WeekdayPodcast.com AND The Daily AHA. The Daily AHA is a combination of a Gratitude Journal, Scripture, and Commentary and daily priority list. and an be found on the Sugar Hill Church APP.
5 Minutes a Day and Five Days a Week.
A Message of Encouragement and Hope from Sugar Hill Church.
Happy Friday! See you Sunday Morning at Sugar Hill Church. Our Worship Gatherings are at 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday Mornings and we are always Streaming Live!