Recommended books by Bill Bishop

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Product picture for Professional Spiritual & Pastoral Care: A Practical Clergy and Chaplains Handbook
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The first comprehensive resource for spiritual and pastoral caregivers―a vital resource for clergy, seminarians, chaplains, pastoral counselors and caregivers of all faith traditions.

This essential resource integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with the latest approaches to spiritual care. It is specifically intended for professionals who work or spend time with congregants in acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, rehabilitation centers and long-term care...
Book cover from The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart by Bill Bishop
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In 2004, journalist Bill Bishop coined the term "the big sort." Armed with startling new demographic data, he made national news in a series of articles showing how Americans have been sorting themselves into alarmingly homogeneous communities -- not by region or by state, but by city and even neighborhood. Over the past three decades, we have been choosing the neighborhood (and church and news show) compatible with our lifestyle and beliefs. The result is a country that has become so...
Book cover from 101 Fish: A Fly Fishers Life List by Lefty Kreh
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From farm ponds to the Amazon, Lefty's wit and wisdom captured in 101 stories about his most memorable fly-caught fishEach capter opens with a vibrant color illustration by artist Bill BishopFavorite flies and natural history facts for each speciesTarpon, brown trout, catfish, lemon shark, king salmon, and many more
Book cover from Iceberg Slim: Lost Interviews with the Pimp - Book Two by Ian Whitaker
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Straight from the source: Iceberg Slim gives unprecedented insight into his incredible life and mind in this second collection of rare, explicit, interviews. Iceberg Slim is infamous as a pimp. But he was many things: Victim of childhood abuse, racism and the Great Depression; drug addict; hustler; prison escapee; multi-million book selling author; one of the first rap record artists; orator; pre-eminent writer; father; husband; advocate of socially constructive life. The interviews (big topics...
Book cover from Getting to Know Jesus for Little Ones: The Four Keys to Starting a Relationship with God by Bill Bright
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Introduce children ages 4 to 8 to the Gospel message through this clear presentation of the plan of Salvation, adapted from Bill Bright's The Four Spiritual Laws. This memorable story and bright, engaging illustrations to help your children understand that they are loved by God and can begin their very own lifelong adventure with Him right now—today!

The four imaginary keys pictured in the story represent these four basic truths:God loves us.Sin separates us from God.Jesus is our only...
Book cover from High Rollers: Fly Fishing for Giant Tarpon by Bill Bishop
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Tying and rigging lines and leaders Boat-handling tips and approaching and feeding fish From setting the hook to fighting and landing the fish quickly and safely

Artist and ardent angler Bill Bishop tackles all aspects of tarpon fishing--from building leaders to bringing them in quickly. Each chapter explores the core aspects of tarpon fishing in detail, including step-by-step instructions for tying IGFA leaders, the nuances of finding, casting to, hooking, and fighting giant tarpon,...
Book cover from Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World by Matthew Bishop
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For philanthropists of the past, charity was often a matter of simply giving money away. For the philanthrocapitalists-the new generation of billionaires who are reshaping the way they give-it's like business. Largely trained in the corporate world, these "social investors" are using big-business-style strategies and expecting results and accountability to match. Bill Gates, the world's richest man, is leading the way: he has promised his entire fortune to finding a cure for the diseases that...
Book cover from The New Economy Thinker: The Complete Guide To Your Success In The New Economy (The New Economy Thinker Series) (Volume 1) by Mr Bill Bishop
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The New Economy Thinker The Complete Guide To Your Success In The New Economy Are you worried about the impact of technology on your company and your industry? Are you concerned that new tech-driven competitors will up-end your business model and steal away customers? Are you trying to figure out how to prosper in a marketplace being taken over by computers, artificial intelligence, robots, 3-D printers and other disruptive technology? Then read this book. In The New Economy Thinker,...
Book cover from Return Of The Lobster: A Journey To The Heart Of Marketing Your Business (The How To Sell A Lobster Series) (Volume 2) by Bill Bishop
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It's been 15 years since Marketing Mike disappeared following the publication of Bill Bishop's book How To Sell A Lobster, which was published in 25 countries in 12 languages. Now Marketing Mike returns to save the world from Vince Vapor, the richest man in the world, and the creator of SOLNET, the virtual reality platform that replaced the old Internet. Along with his trusty side-kick Pepo, the big idea dog, Marketing Mike leads a team of young creative people into depths of the marketing...
Book cover from To Be Continued ...: The Alcoholics Anonymous World Bibliography, 1935-1994 by Charles Bishop Jr.
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We know, at the same time, both too much and too little about Alcoholics Anonymous. Too much because so many have shared their experience or expressed their opinions; too little because in the midst of all those contributions, how can we find what is worthwhile, what may interest us, what may add to our own experience, strength and hope? Charlie Bishop, book-lover and A.A.lover extraordinaire, offers a finding and winnowing tool that will benefit generations of people interested in Alcoholics...