Doing Good Is Simple by Chris Marlow

Doing Good Is Simple
  • Author : Chris Marlow
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780310343615
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What if you could become a powerful force for good in the world without moving overseas, burdening your overwhelmed family, or giving up the comforts of modern life? Chris Marlow, founder of the global advocacy organization Help One Now, once felt paralyzed in the face of global problems. They seemed too numerous, too complicated, too big—and after all, how much can one person really do? But a wake-up call in Zimbabwe and a closer study of Scripture soon showed Chris that maybe Christians are overcomplicating how to do act justly in a broken world. Maybe all God is calling us to do is set up a lemonade stand for a good cause. Doing Good is Simple is your practical guide to world change wherever you are. Through Chris’ own journey of an ordinary person seeking God’s good in the world, this book will: Empower you to make a difference where you are Redefine good according to God’s metrics of small, simple things with great love Bring global concepts down to earth for you to find your place in the area where God is calling you Disband the top myths we tell ourselves when it comes to world change and why we aren’t “enough” Free you from your first world guilt complex that drags you down Provide practical, accessible guidelines for getting started today

Doing Good Better by William MacAskill

Doing Good Better
  • Author : William MacAskill
  • Publisher : Guardian Faber Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Categories : Philosophy
  • ISBN : 9781783350506
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Almost all of us want to make a difference. So we volunteer, donate to charity, recycle or try to cut down our carbon emissions. But rarely do we know how much of a difference we're really making. In a remarkable re-examination of the evidence, Doing Good Better reveals why buying sweatshop-produced goods benefits the poor; why cosmetic surgeons can do more good than charity workers; and why giving to a relief fund is generally not the best way to help after a natural disaster. By examining the charities you give to, the volunteering you do, the goods you buy and the career you pursue, this fascinating and often surprising guide shows how through simple actions you can improve thousands of lives - including your own.

The Power of Purpose by Peter S. Temes

The Power Of Purpose
  • Author : Peter S. Temes
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2007-03-27
  • Categories : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • ISBN : 9780307381606
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The Power of Purpose begins with a simple but remarkable statement: “The more you focus on helping others, the more you will succeed in reaching your own goals.” Peter S. Temes builds on this fundamental insight to share a simple plan for living with the truest and most enduring kind of happiness. At the heart of The Power of Purpose are the “three levels of thinking.” At the first level, we ask, Who am I? and What do I want? At the second level, we ask, Who do other people think I am? How do I look to them? But the real magic happens when we hit the third level, forgetting about ourselves and asking the questions that lend a powerful sense of purpose to our lives: How do others look to themselves? How can I help others become the people they want to be? To help us along the way, Temes, who teaches humanities at Columbia University, draws on the wisdom of great thinkers including Aristotle, Søren Kierkegaard, and Abraham Lincoln; the life lessons of great achievers ranging from Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan; and home truths he’s gathered from his parents, his grandparents, and his three children. From all these sources and from his own life of great personal accomplishment, Temes identifies the essential knowledge that brings people happiness and success. He cites Aristotle’s notion that happiness is not a psychological state but a moral one, resulting from doing good in the world. Temes also believes in the pivotal importance of trust and team-building in every area of life, from the family to the workplace to the street corner. The Power of Purpose is a map for finding the confidence and power, the opportunities and occasions, and—most important—the techniques and strategies for centering your relationships and work on helping others. It is a book with a point of view: the clearest path to your own success and happiness lies in helping others get to where they want to go.

Life Principles by Bruce D. Weinstein

Life Principles
  • Author : Bruce D. Weinstein
  • Publisher : Emmis Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 1578602165
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Ethical dilemmas, both large and small, come at us everyday. Nationally known ethics expert Bruce Weinstein's five deceptively simple principles of ethics can guide you in making decisions that affect your relationships, your career, and your quality of life.

Doing Good By Doing Good by Peter Baines

Doing Good By Doing Good
  • Author : Peter Baines
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-12-29
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9780730314851
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Bring the heart of your company into the community with effective CSR Doing Good by Doing Good shows companies how to improve the bottom line by implementing an engaging, authentic, and business-enhancing program that helps staff and business thrive. International CSR consultant Peter Baines draws upon lessons learnt from the challenges faced in his career as a police officer, forensic investigator, and founder of Hands Across the Water to describe the Australian CSR landscape, and the factors that make up a program that benefits everyone involved. Case studies illustrate the real effect of CSR on both business and society, with clear guidance toward maximizing involvement, engaging all employees, and improving the bottom line. The case studies draw out the companies that are focusing on creating shared value in meeting the challenges of society whilst at the same time bringing strong economic returns. Consumers are now expecting that big businesses with ever-increasing profits give back to the community from which those profits arise. At the same time, shareholders are demanding their share and are happy to see dividends soar. Getting this right is a balancing act, and Doing Good by Doing Good helps companies delineate a plan of action for getting it done. Readers will: Define an effective CSR strategy that promotes better business and makes a real impact Understand the current landscape to evaluate the CSR options that are right for your company Understand why corporate philanthropy is no longer enough Identify the hard and soft key performance indicators that help keep your program on track Gain an understanding of the concept of shared value and the importance to business Gain insight into each step of the CSR process, from interest, to information, to implementation The concept of CSR is not new, but traditional "payroll deductions" and "volunteer days" are out-dated and grossly ineffective. Today, companies are

Three Simple Rules for Following Jesus by Linda R. Whited

Three Simple Rules For Following Jesus
  • Author : Linda R. Whited
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781426700422
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Ideal for showing children how to be effective stewards of the world around them This leader's resource helps plan six sessions that will help children * Learn what it means to care for the world and God's people * Consider the ways to do good things for their families, their church, their community, and the world * Discover the value of spiritual disciplines and how to practice them The three simple rules of "Do No Harm," "Do Good," and "Stay in Love with God" are easy enough for children to understand and profound enough to begin a lifelong journey of faith. For a free online copy of Three Simple Rules A Conversation Guide for Parents click here!

Three Simple Rules for Christian Living by Jeanne Torrence Finley

Three Simple Rules For Christian Living
  • Author : Jeanne Torrence Finley
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781426730764
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Three Simple Rules for Christian Living by Jeanne Torrence Finley and Rueben P. Job This small-group study by Jeanne Torrence Finley is based on Rueben P. Job's book Three Simple Rules: A Wesleyan Way of Living. Six sessions provide extended reflection for adults on three principles of Christian life: do no harm, do good, and stay in love with God. Each rule has a session to help you understand the rule and a session to help you explore ways to practice the rule. Three Simple Rules for Christian Living includes a DVD that contains excerpts from an interview with Bishop Rueben Job and a CD ROM that contains a Leader Guide for the study sessions and other useful information for organizing, leading, and publicizing study groups. Your church can do a church-wide study of the three simple rules by using the youth resource, Three Simple Rules 24/7, and the children’s resource, Three Simple Rules for Following Jesus, along with this book. A leader guide and DVD for adult study groups are available. Parents who would like to discuss the three simple rules with their children can download a free list of suggested questions at Cokesbury.com (click below). Jeanne Torrence Finley is a clergy member of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church, co-chair of the Virginia Conference Board of Church and Society, and director of Collegial Communications. She has worked as a campus minister, pastor, college English teacher, workshop leader, and communications consultant. Finley writes regularly for FaithLink. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Presbyterian History, Worship, The Mennonite, Christian Science Monitor, the Virginia Advocate, and Christian Social Action. For a free online copy of Three Simple Rules A Conversation Guide for Parents click here!

Three Simple Rules That Will Change the World by Rueben P. Job

Three Simple Rules That Will Change The World
  • Author : Rueben P. Job
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781426725081
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There is no one secret to life. But there are three simple rules that have the power to change your life and your world. John Wesley taught and practiced these rules many years ago. Now it is up to us to practice this way of living. Do no harm, Do good, Stay in love with God...Not only can these rules change your life, they can change the world. This insightful work calls us to mutual respect, unity, and a deeper daily relationship with God.

Three Simple Rules by Rueben P. Job

Three Simple Rules
  • Author : Rueben P. Job
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781426713897
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In Three Simple Rules, Rueben Job offers an interpretation of John Wesley's General Rules for today's readers. For individual reading or group study, this insightful work calls us to mutual respect, unity and a deeper daily relationship with God. This simple but challenging look at three commands, "do no harm, do good, stay in love with God," calls us to mutual respect, unity, and a deeper relationship with God. “Every year I review the three general rules of the United Methodist Church with those who are being ordained. Now I have a wonderful ordination gift to give them in Bishop Job’s, Three Simple Rules, to start and deepen the conversation as they enter a new relationship with the church. Bishop Job has described “by attending upon all the ordinances of God” to be to “stay in love with God.” It’s a fresh language that speaks especially to long-time Christians and United Methodists.” Sally Dyck, Resident Bishop, Minnesota Area “Three Simple Rules is a new catechism for everyone wanting to follow Jesus Christ. These practices for holy living should replace the membership vows in every church! Don’t let the title fool you. Bishop Job writes, ‘The rules are simple, but the way is not easy. Only those with great courage will attempt it, and only those with great faith will be able to walk this exciting and demanding way.’” John Hopkins, Resident Bishop, East Ohio Area Table of Contents: Introduction The World In Which We Live First Do No Harm Do All the Good You Can Stay in Love with God A Guide for Daily Prayer

7 Simple Choices for a Better Tomorrow by Bob Merritt

7 Simple Choices For A Better Tomorrow
  • Author : Bob Merritt
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2012-07-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781441238597
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Life is hard--for everyone. No matter how gifted or fortunate, everyone will experience some level of disappointment in life: difficult classes, jobs, relationships, and losses. But by following basic disciplines anyone can experience accomplishment, freedom, and ease in navigating through life's daily challenges. In this positive, insightful book, Bob Merritt describes a set of universal principles that work for everyone in every stage of life, showing that what we do today determines who we become tomorrow. Anyone who has experienced pain or confusion from lost opportunities, broken relationships, or a nagging sense of emptiness will treasure this book that shows them that the best of life has not passed them by.

Getting Your Emotional ACT Together by Maggie Allison

Getting Your Emotional ACT Together
  • Author : Maggie Allison
  • Publisher : Wellness Institute, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Categories : Psychology
  • ISBN : 1587410028
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare In Plain and Simple English by William Shakespeare

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare In Plain And Simple English
  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
  • Release Date : 2013-08-30
  • Categories : Drama
  • ISBN : 9781621076384
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If you’ve always wanted to read Shakespeare, but are intimidated by the older language, then this is the perfect edition for you! Every single Shakespeare play is included in this massive anthology! Each play contains the original language with modern language underneath!

Good Bones and Simple Murders by Margaret Atwood

Good Bones And Simple Murders
  • Author : Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher : Nan A. Talese
  • Release Date : 2011-06-08
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 0307798534
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In this collection of short works that defy easy categorization, Margaret Atwood displays, in condensed and crystallized form, the trademark wit and viruosity of her best-selling novels, brilliant stories, and insightful poetry. Among the jewels gathered here are Gertrude offering Hamlet a piece of her mind, the real truth about the Little Red Hen, a reincarnated bat explaining how Bram Stoker got Dracula all wrong, and the five methods of making a man (such as the "Traditional Method": "Take some dust off the ground. Form. Breathe into the nostrils the breath of life. Simple, but effective!") There are parables, monologues, prose poems, condensed science fiction, reconfigured fairy tales, and other miniature masterpieces--punctuated with charming illustrations by the author. A must for her fans, and a wonderful gift for all who savor the art of exquisite prose, Good Bones And Simple Murders marks the first time these writings have been available in a trade edition in the United States. From the Hardcover edition.

The Art of Doing Good by Charles Bronfman

The Art Of Doing Good
  • Author : Charles Bronfman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-08-29
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • ISBN : 9781118282465
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How to turn personal passion into an organization with impact For anyone setting out to change the world, launching a nonprofit venture can be a powerful way to enact change. Whether bringing donated eyeglasses to children who have never seen clearly, revamping inner city schools, or bringing solar cookers to refugee camps, the act of doing good can be life-changing. Yet starting a nonprofit?and running it well?can also pose challenges. The Art of Doing Good is an essential companion for anyone looking to start an organization that makes a real difference. Drawing from their own leadership roles in the nonprofit world, as well as interviews with 18 celebrated social innovators, the authors prepare would-be social entrepreneurs with guidance and real-world advice for sustaining the spirit, ambition, and ingenuity to keep their vision alive and thriving. Features real-life stories of 18 notable social entrepreneurs and the organizations they run, including Geoffrey Canada (Harlem Children?s Zone), Darell Hammond (KaBOOM!), and Michael Brown (City Year) Reveals what particular issues nonprofit leaders can expect to face throughout the lifespan of their organization and shares strategies for meeting challenges Written by world-renowned philanthropists Bronfman and Solomon, respectively cofounder and CEO of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies and coauthors of The Art of Giving With thoughtful and comprehensive insight on how the most effective social ventures do good well,The Art of Doing Good is essential reading for both new and experienced nonprofit leaders.

Basic Life Skills for Success by

Basic Life Skills For Success
  • Author :
  • Publisher : Paulines Publications Africa
  • Release Date :
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 9789966081735
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Prayers and Promises of the Bible by Jonathan Rogers

Prayers And Promises Of The Bible
  • Author : Jonathan Rogers
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2007-11-18
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781418587444
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Experience a Lifelong Conversation with the Living God It's a life-changing conversation when you stop to think about it: Prayers and promises are your precious words to God,and God's to you! Now, with The Smart Guide to the Bible: Prayers & Promises of the Bible, you'll discover how the Bible teaches you to pray in each circumstance you face- and what special promises God has for you in each situation. You'll be encouraged by the examples of those who prayed in the Old and New Testament. And you'll experience more deeply the security and the strength you have in the One who has promised to be with you always. Be Smart About: How to Pray Prayers in the Bible Trusting God What God Promises Different Types of Prayer How God Answers Prayer The Nature of God's Promises And more!

The Holy Bible with Explanatory Notes Practical Observations and Copious Marginal References by Thomas Scott (théologien)

The Holy Bible  With Explanatory Notes  Practical Observations And Copious Marginal References
  • Author : Thomas Scott (théologien)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1822
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : BCUL:1099119764
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments by

The Holy Bible  Containing The Old And New Testaments
  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1827
  • Categories : Bible
  • ISBN : UCAL:B2924441
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I Never Did Repent for Doing Good by David Ian Hopp

I Never Did Repent For Doing Good
  • Author : David Ian Hopp
  • Publisher : David Ian Hopp
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Categories : Literary Criticism
  • ISBN : 9781439240731
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Lovers of Shakespeare's plays will delight in this companion reader that dissects plot construction and character development as well provides a look at England during the 1590s.

Living Well While Doing Good by Donna Schaper

Living Well While Doing Good
  • Author : Donna Schaper
  • Publisher : Church Publishing, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 1596270470
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Can we really enjoy the world while trying to save it? Many of us want to do both, but find a balance difficult to achieve. Part how-to and part memoir, Schaper's book shows us a socially responsible way of having it all. The short, humorous chapters are about simplifying: food, children, money, romance. From the Slow Food Movement to the lighting of simple fires, Schaper provides basic strategies and spiritual solutions for living well and doing good, drawing from her own experience of working for social change while attempting to live fully.

The Story of a Simple Soul by H.G. Wells

The Story Of A Simple Soul
  • Author : H.G. Wells
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9783732649310
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Reproduction of the original: The Story of a Simple Soul by H.G. Wells