Freedom from Tyranny of the Urgent

ISBN-10: 0830812873

ISBN-13: 9780830812875

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Winner of the 2004 ECPA Platinum Book Award!Is the clock a slavemaster or a tool that serves you?Does the quantity of your responsibilities squeeze out the quality of your life?Are urgent things so pressing that you don't have "inner time" to sort out what's really important?How can you discern what God wants you to do?Charles Hummel's classic booklet Tyranny of the Urgent has sold over one million copies. Now for the first time he expands on the life-changing perspective that has transformed the lives of thousands struggling to keep from being swept away by the rush of life.Gathered in this book are proven principles taken straight from biblical teaching, from today's time-management experts and from Hummel's own life experience. You'll discover how to- make the calendar your friend- manage your life instead of your time- get motivated- stay open to God's guidance in small choices- avoid being dragged down by past choices- develop "inner time" for reflection and planningand much more!If you have too much to do and not enough time to do it, this book is for you.
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List price: $16.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 9/25/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 135
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Before his passing in August 2004, Charles Hummel was formerly director of faculty ministries for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and president of Barrington College in Rhode Island. He was the author of fifteen books and Bible studies, including The Galileo Connection, Fire in the Fireplace, Genesis (in the LifeGuide Bible Study Series), and the bestselling booklet, Tyranny of the Urgent.

Where Is Your Time Flying?Our greatest danger is letting the urgent things crowd out the important ones
Jesus & TimeJesus completed what the Father wanted him to do--and wasn't frazzled in the process
Managing Your LifeA refreshing new perspective can help us with our harried schedules
Is This Trip Necessary?The crucial question is not short-term efficiency but long-term effectiveness
How Is Your Time Being Used?There's a difference between "quality time" spent with people and "quantity time" spent on things
Clock & Calendar: Friends or Enemies?They can enslave us--or serve us. Like fire, the clock and calendar make good servants but bad masters
The Art of Saying NoYou are indispensable only until the moment you say no
Time Out!Take a moment to stop, look and listen
Following the LordFollowing Jesus involves committing all I know of myself to all I know of him
No Time Like the PresentThe present must become more than just a bridge linking the past and the future Epilogue: The Tapestry
Hearing the Word of GodListening to God through the pages of the Bible can give us perspective and peace
Praying the ScripturesThe great answer to prayer is the power to pray more
At Your LeisureLeisure offers us a chance to make a life, not just a living
It's About TimeThe tyranny of the urgent is more than a question of time
Scripture Index
Subject Index
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