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Top 9: Highlights From My Weekly Checklist In September

Top 9: Highlights From My Weekly Checklist In September

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In the words of my business friends:

“Welcome to Q4!!”

We are now officially into the final quarter of 2018 and I have some exciting adventures on the horizon as we work towards the finish line of another year.

What about you? Do you have exciting goals or transformative habits that you are diving into today as we start a new week, a new month, and a new quarter?

Comment below with your goals for the end of this year!

Whatever your goals may be, I hope this compilation of my Weekly Checklists helps launch you into a successful Q4.

In my Weekly Checklist email, which I send to other pilgrims like you, I share what I have found challenging, beautiful, and inspiring from the past week. Videos, songs, podcasts, and articles that are helping me as a student of life.

Here are my Top 9 highlights from the past month (also you can sign up to receive the Weekly Checklist by clicking here):   

  1. Learn about a couple companies that are seeking to transform electricity access in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  2. In the words of Seth Godin, education needs to be inconvenient.

  3. One of my favorite articles from the past month is this compilation of creative strategies for addressing our rapidly urbanizing world in sustainable ways.

  4. Maybe Apple can teach pastors a few things about preaching (hint: it includes being succinct).

  5. The future of mobile networks is (almost) here. Here's everything you need to know about 5G.

  6. Gentrification: A Timeline.

  7. "The share of the U.S. population made up by immigrants has returned to the levels at the turn of the 20th century — although the makeup of today's immigrant population looks very different." Here's an interactive graph that gives a glimpse into foreign-born immigrants in the USA.

  8. Here is one young adult's reflections on debt and the residual effects of the 2008 financial crisis.

  9. And, lastly, one quote I have been wrestling with recently: "Since death is certain, but the time of death is uncertain, what is the most important thing?” - Pema Chödrön

Oh, and one more thing:

My family and I spent part of last month in Senegal with some great Christian musicians from Chicago. They are know as Alert312 as musicians and they are the masterminds behind the innovative Streetlights Bible app. They are taking their modern audio translations of the Bible global with partnerships around the world. Check it out.

My belief is that in order to be like Christ and to have His compassion - we must keep learning as children of God & students of God's Creation.

Hope these links help you help others.


p.s. - Sign up for my Weekly Checklist here and get more resources like this right into your inbox every Monday morning.

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