Under Our Skin

Getting Real about Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us.

Under Our Skin

Can it ever get better? This is the question Benjamin Watson is asking. In a country aflame with the fallout from the racial divide—in which Ferguson, Charleston, and the Confederate flag dominate the national news, daily seeming to rip the wounds open ever wider—is there hope for honest and healing conversation? For finally coming to understand each other on issues that are ultimately about so much more than black and white? An NFL tight end for the New Orleans Saints and a widely read and followed commentator on social media, Watson has taken the Internet by storm with his remarkable insights about some of the most sensitive and charged topics of our day. Now, in Under Our Skin, Watson draws from his own life, his family legacy, and his role as a husband and father to sensitively and honestly examine both sides of the race debate and appeal to the power and possibility of faith as a step toward healing.

Under Our Skin Group Conversation Guide

Getting Real About Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations That Divide Us.

Under Our Skin Group Conversation Guide

Let's admit it. When it comes to the topics of race and racism in our country, we all feel a range of emotions--we're angry, offended, sad, hopeless, and confused. Based on Benjamin Watson's groundbreaking book, Under Our Skin, the Under Our Skin Group Conversation Guide leads you on a four-week journey to honest conversation about race, bias, and justice in our nation. For so many people, the racial divide is an argument, a political position, a debate on TV. But keeping our distance isn't working. The truth is that change starts here, with us. An NFL tight end for the Baltimore Ravens and a widely read and followed commentator on social media, Benjamin offers a look at both sides of the race debate and appeals to the power and possibility of faith as a step toward healing. Filled with personal stories and insights, Under Our Skin offers a bold new path toward healing the racial conflict of our world.

Focus in Action Is Great Leadership

10 Tenets of Leadership & Professional Excellence

Focus in Action Is Great Leadership

Looking for a leadership development model for the millennial generation designed to build them into leaders and professionals ready to address 21st century challenges? It’s in your hands! Through the Johnson White Leadership Model (JWLM) this book combines leadership development AND professional development AND shares the secrets to executive level leadership all with a focus on social conscience driven by faith, ethics, and diversity. Articulated as “FOCUS + ACTION = Great Leadership,” the JWLM concisely outlines the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and leadership skills that result in the betterment of individuals, groups, organizations, and society as a whole. The JWLM is inspired by the work of Morehouse College sixth president, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Mays said, “...we are all called by God to human betterment and enrichment. If we fail on those scores, we disappoint God, break his heart, and make Him cry.”

Heart of a Champion

True Stories of Character and Faith from Today’s Most Inspiring Athletes

Heart of a Champion

Inside the Heart of Every Champion Lies Character Winning at sports and life takes more than just talent and hard work. It takes faith, courage, and above all, character. Celebrate the qualities that turn today's top athletes into role models in this inspiring collection of sports stories. Each story showcases a different athlete and explores one key character trait that has distinguished their successful career. Learn more about the superstars of sport, such as NBA All-Star Stephen Curry, Olympic gold-medalist Simone Manuel, NFL Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson, and many more! Champions aren't born. They are made by living with integrity and purpose. You can be a champion in life too!

Just Call Me Dad

13 Principles for Better Dads, Better Kids and a Better World

Just Call Me Dad

Do kids come with an owner’s manual? This book is about Jim Minton’s journey of figuring out how to raise his kids and learning a lot about himself in the process. When Jim’s children were born, he focused on raising Division I athletes who would make him look good. He started off as that obnoxious dad we have all witnessed at sporting events. He ended up with thirteen principles for improving himself, plus three amazing kids who bring him great joy as they walk in the truth. Jim loves good quotes. He kept a list on the refrigerator as his kids grew up, many of them coming from legendary basketball coach John Wooden. Jim knew his kids were going to find the bad stuff on their phones and in the culture; it was up to him to get the good stuff in front of them. Along the way, Jim discovered that the Bible is the owner’s manual he was looking for.

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Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)