Archive for: August, 2018

LEADERS ARE READERS Read to have fellowship with great minds.

J Oswald Sanders 1983 - CopyWith my wife Sue, in 1983, and Mr J. Oswald Sanders,
whose books have had a profound impact on my life.

John Wesley knew the importance of reading good books when he exhorted the younger ministers of the Wesleyan Society to “either read or get out of the ministry.” Obviously Wesley had a passion for reading in the midst of a very busy life. Most of his reading was done on horseback. Often he rode 80 kilometres (50 miles) and sometimes 145 kilometres (90 miles) in a day. His habit was to ride with a volume of science or history or medicine propped on his saddle. In the process he …