Freedom from Tyranny of the Urgent

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Overview

The author highlights biblical teaching on the stewardship of time. He gives personal illustrations and practical tips on living wisely. Find out how to make the calendar your friend, manage your life instead of your time, stay open to God's guidance in small choices, avoid being dragged down by past choices, and develop "inner time" for reflection and planning. If you have too much to do and not enough time to do it, this book is for you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830812875
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 8/25/1997
  • Pages: 135
  • Sales rank: 263,412
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

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.
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Table of Contents

1 Where Is Your Time Flying? 9
2 Jesus & Time 15
3 Managing Your Life 25
4 Is This Trip Necessary? 33
5 How Is Your Time Being Used? 43
6 Clock & Calendar: Friends or Enemies? 51
7 The Art of Saying No 59
8 Time Out! 67
9 Following the Lord 77
10 No Time Like the Present 87
Epilogue: The Tapestry 97
App. 1 Hearing the Word of God 99
App. 2 Praying the Scriptures 113
App. 3 At Your Leisure 119
App. 4 It's About Time 127
Scripture Index 133
Subject Index 135
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