TentMakers Classic Skills Books
  • Come, Let Us Reason: An Introduction to Logical Thinking
    Come, Let Us Reason: An Introduction to Logical Thinking
    by Ronald M. Brooks, Norman L. Geisler
  • The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play
    The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play
    by Harry Lorayne, Jerry Lucas
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    by Stephen R. Covey
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Some Local Books
  • The Prideful Soul's Guide to Humility
    The Prideful Soul's Guide to Humility
    by Thomas Jones, Michael Fontenot
  • Repentance: A Cosmic Shift of Mind and Heart
    Repentance: A Cosmic Shift of Mind and Heart
    by Edward J Anton
  • Redeeming the Broken Body: Church and State After Disaster (Theopolitical Visions)
    Redeeming the Broken Body: Church and State After Disaster (Theopolitical Visions)
    by Gabriel A. Santos

Classic Skills for the Minister

Basic skills traditionally included Rhetoric, Logic, and Mnemonics (memory skills) - we'll introduce you to these skills as well as tackle self discipline, organizational skills, project management, time management, and software tools.

This class meets February 4-5 at the Commonwealth Academy teaching facility - 86 Maxwell Lane, Newport News, VA 23606.

YOU CAN ACCESS THE SLIDES FOR THE CLASS HERE.

There is no required reading assignment for this class. However, we strongly recommend:

Norman Geisler's Come Let Us Reason

Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Harry Lorayne's The Memory Book.

You can quickly order these books by clicking on them in the sidebar to the left.

Friday evening session 6:45-9:45pm: Logical (Biblical) Thinking

Saturday morning session 9:00am - 12:00pm: Dialectics & Rhetoric (i.e. Asking Effective Questions and Persuasive Reasoning)

Saturday afternoon session 2:00-5:45pm: Mnemonics and Ergonomics (i.e. Memorization Techniques and Workflows for the Ministry)

Please email edwardanton@gmail.com for more information.

Monday
Feb072011

Video Lessons for TentMakers Classic Skills

Ancient Classic skills of Logic, Dialectic (Socratic Method), Rhetoric, Mnemonic (and some modern Brainstorming thrown in). In other words, Thinking for Jesus!

Logical Reasoning and Thinking (parts 1 & 2):

Socratic Method (Dialectics of Jesus):

Socratic Method (Women's Class):

Rhetoric (Persuasive Reasoning) and Mnemonics (Memory Devices)

Brainstorming

Saturday
Feb052011

Classic Skills for Ministry Slides

The Keynote and PowerPoint presentations from this class are also available here for download.