034 – Looking Forward to 2021
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Alex Lessler, Ashleigh Rich, and Kimberly Pasley finish their conversation on preparing for 20201. They share their plans for the new year and lessons they’ve learned in the last year that they want to hold onto.

— Recommended Reading to Dig Deeper —

Thai Bloom.

Brene Brown Podcast: Unlocking Us was the one we referred to in the show, but Dare to Lead is also great if you want to go broader. Her language is a bit raw and unfiltered but the principles are worth exploring.

Finish by Jon Acuff. Practical and witty advice on how to finish what you start.

Rule of Life (Spiritual Discipline). There are several great books in this area, here are a few places to start:

Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzaro https://t.ly/Hfr5
Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton
The Common Rule by Justin Whitmel Earley

Helpful Apps if you’re looking for easy and helpful ways to incorporate soul care into your life:

The One Minute Pause


Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle By Emily and Amelia Nagoski. This book looks at how to break the stress cycle in your life to combat and prevent burnout.

A Promised Land by Barack Obama. The memoir of President Obama’s first term in office.


B4Church provides recommendations for books, podcasts, and other resources as a service to our congregation and the community at large. These resources will not always reflect B4’s theology, values, or doctrinal positions on controversial issues. The views and opinions expressed in recommended books, articles, and other resources are those of the authors or guests and do not necessarily reflect the convictions of B4Church or The FourSquare Church in general. If you have any questions about this disclaimer, please contact CarolAnne Tsai, Adult Ministries Resource Coordinator.