Tag: rest

  • Wisdom for All of Life

    Wisdom for All of Life

    In their new book, [amazon_link id=”0830844341″ target=”_blank” ]40/40 Vision: Clarifying Your Mission in Midlife[/amazon_link], Peter Greer and Greg Lafferty explore a number of issues to which we can all relate. Their book is geared towards those in their 40’s who are facing mid-life and the period of evaluation which goes hand in hand. The source […]

  • Soul Keeping

    Soul Keeping

    “Hurry is the great enemy of the spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” These were the words given to John Ortberg by Dallas Willard. They were the foundation on which Ortberg launched into a journey to discover a healthy soul life. [amazon_link id=”B00GRZDCAW” target=”_blank” ]Soul Keeping: Caring For […]

  • Peace be With You

    Peace be With You

    My wife and I have recently come off a transition in our roles. We successfully passed off many of our leadership responsibilities to men and women we trained up and walked with. This is every leaders dream and greatest moment of success, to see something you’ve begun outlast you and be improved by another. It […]

  • Not All Checklists Are Bad

    Not All Checklists Are Bad

    I hate checklists for spiritual growth. They lead towards a works orientation and a focus on being performance-based. When a recent church service message started with a “Checklist for Spiritual Zeal” I was concerned. 6 commands from Ephesians 5 were restated as questions. Each one had an emphasis on not having a “hint” of such […]

  • Growth No One Wants

    Growth No One Wants

    We all want growth in our Christian walks. We read books, attend seminars, join support groups, and lift up change-oriented prayers as a large percentage of our requests to God. But, it seems there is a type of growth none of us aspire to gain. In fact, if you are like me, we seek to […]