All those stock abbreviations and graphs jammed into the front page of the Wall Street Journal used to make it the one paper I was sure to avoid on a newsstand. But when I realized that every guy in my weekly men’s group skimmed it daily, I subscribed. It’s no secret that many pastors are natural students who love to learn. Many of us were drawn into vocational ministry, in part, by our inclination to do just that — to read and study the Bible, to understand theology, history, cultural trends, and more. Ideally, all of that learning is not just for our own enjoyment, but for the benefit of the congregations and communities we serve. In recent years even, because of the wider conversation around faith and work, many of us have benefitted from an incredible proliferation of books, co

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