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  • Redeeming Your Time

  • 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present, and Wildly Productive
  • By: Jordan Raynor
  • Narrated by: Jordan Raynor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Redeeming Your Time

By: Jordan Raynor
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Summary

Manage your time the way Jesus managed his with a biblical antidote to swamped to-do lists and hurried schedules.

Despite the overwhelming amount of resources for time management and work-life balance, the ability to cultivate the efficiency and equilibrium needed to manage all our worthy pursuits can often feel frustratingly out of reach. The reason for our struggle is that productivity and time-management systems focus on individual habits rather than more meaningful and lasting lifestyle changes. But as it turns out, there is a better way to reach our full potential.

We don’t need just another approach to changing our habits. What we need is an operating system that takes into account the full scope of our lives. In this audiobook, best-selling author Jordan Raynor presents this system, using seven powerful time-management principles drawn from the example of how Jesus lived: 

  1. Start with the word: Find meaningful connection with the author of time daily. 
  2. Let your yes be yes: Accept only the commitments you can fulfill.
  3. Dissent from the Kingdom of Noise: Create room for silence, stillness, and reflection.
  4. Prioritize your yeses: Confidently maintain your commitments.
  5. Accept your “unipresence”: Focus on one important thing at a time.
  6. Embrace productive rest: Live the God-designed rhythms of rest which are productive for our goals and souls. 
  7. Eliminate all hurry: Embrace productive busyness while ruthlessly eliminating hurry from our lives.

With these principles, you’ll see how Jesus managed his time on Earth and how he responded to human constraints much like the ones you face today. More than that, you’ll discover corresponding practices that will help you embrace the best, most Christlike version of yourself possible: purposeful, present, and wildly productive.

©2021 Jordan Raynor (P)2021 Random House Audio

Critic reviews

“Mixing the theological and the tactical, Jordan Raynor offers a deeply original and practical take on time management, busyness, and the human urge toward living meaningfully.” (Cal Newport, New York Times best-selling author of Deep Work

“As Christ followers, we need to approach time management and productivity through a theological and worshipful lens. Jordan serves us well by leading the way.” (Ruth Chou Simons, best-selling author of Beholding and Becoming and GraceLaced)

“Jordan Raynor’s paradigm of purpose, presence, and productivity is excellent. But learning it from Jesus? That’s the magic.” (John Mark Comer, best-selling author of The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry)

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Brilliant! Practical, I enjoyed it

Loved it, I'll probably register as I endeavour to practice the concepts explained. I would highly recommend it

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An amazing book, for learning to redeem your time in a Christ centred manner

I found this very insightful with a lot of useful tips for redeeming our time. As a Christian, I especially value the fact that this was focused on how to do it in a christ centred way. I will definitely be reading the rest of Jordan‘s books as I feel there will be a lot of wisdom I can gain from them. if you are someone who wants to learn to better manage your time, this is a great book for that purpose especially if you are somebody like me he wants to do it in a Christ centred manner.

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Incredibly practical

So so good! I've never read such a practical book. To have it read by the author himself is also brilliant.

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  • Valley Girl
  • 01-02-23

Life Application for Christians

my favorite chapter...implementing right now was how Sabbath was so intentional. I am intentional about our Sabbath but it has lost its luster over the years and we've allowed athletes work to sneak in. great book!

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  • Yukai Liu
  • 26-01-23

Very inspiring and practical book at the same time

I enjoyed listening to the entire book. Every principle has good supporting content and the practices are easy to follow. Although not all of the tips are new, I like how the author puts productivity in the perspective of gospel and our calling.

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  • Joshua long
  • 23-01-23

Life changing, book

Great book great book great book great book great book great book great book great book great work This book is amazing. Yay.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-01-23

Awesome Book!

I loved this audio book so much! It help me realized how God designed the time for each and everyone of us. The Principles and Practices are very simple yet powerful! I love to have a physical vopy of this Book. May I be able to share this and the people around me most specially to my Family, Friends, and Colleagues. Thank you for an insightful and biblical way of redeeming our time.

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  • Peter Schultz
  • 05-01-23

Well Spoken

At times it sounded like every other motivational book you read, but the connections made toward faith are inspired and thought provoking.

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  • Alexandra
  • 04-01-23

Solid

Christian ethics and theology are solid foundations that have practical implications for our daily to do lists

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  • Pastor Bobby Burgess
  • 31-12-22

Easy to read, detailed, and a very good resource for managing your time.

Easy to read, detailed, and a very good resource for managing your time. Highly recommend.

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  • Joseph A. J.
  • 07-12-22

This was GREAT!!!!!!!!

This was an amazing read and listen. I really learned so much from this book.

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  • Donna Luppino
  • 20-11-22

Not what I expected. Wordy. To much information.

He gave too much info to fast. He did not refere to how Jesus handled things with enough detail. He did however read the book with passion for what he was reading.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-11-22

More productivity and confidence, less stress and overwhelm

I until I was 27 years old my whole life was pretty much scheduled for me. I was a professional football player. The schedules were already in place, so all I had to do was show up. When I retired, I floundered for a while trying to find my way even with something as basic as setting my own schedule. For seven years I have been trying to find the right productivity system and have spent hundreds of hours researching and reading countless books on the topic.

THE BOTTOM LINE: this book is better than everything I’ve learned in seven years combined. It is the most practical book I’ve ever read on the topic. It immediately changed my life (specifically CTS and time budgeting sections). I now have a system that will keep me from forgetting things and gives me the confidence that I will be able to get everything done that I need to. Applying the tools from this book has led to a dramatic decrease in stress and overwhelm.

I also went through all of the online videos that paired with the book which were immensely helpful in showing how to implement the tools and methods in your life.

I’m so grateful that Jordan Raynor wrote this book!