As followers of Christ do we find ourselves in the fast lane or the frantic lane? Whichever lane you find yourself. . . .how’s it working for you? Taking Care of Busynees (How to minister at a healthy pace) By John Ortberg Leadership Journal, Fall 1998 Not long ago after moving to Chicago, I [...]
What does real spiritual transformation look like? Gordon MacDonald shares the signs. We would love to share with you this insightful article written by Gordon MacDonald for Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal. Please follow this link to read the article at their website.
To bring some solitude into our lives is one of the most necessary but also most difficult disciplines. Even though we may have a deep desire for real solitude. . .there is an inner chaos. (An excerpt from. . . .) Making All Things New by Henri Nouwen To bring some solitude into our [...]
Thomas ‘A Kempis (1380-1471) was a German priest, monk, and spiritual writer. His writing on the incomparable love of Christ rings as true today as it did centuries ago! Jesus Never Fails (An excerpt from The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas ‘a Kempis) Blessed are those who appreciate what it is to love Jesus. He [...]
Dormancy maximizes the seed’s strength and hardiness making it less susceptible to climactic extremes. . .it is a rhythm designed less for quick profit, and more for an abundance over eternity. (Wayne Muller) The same is true in our Sabbath-keeping. Unlike humans, birds, or animals, perennial plants are fixed for life, and cannot migrate. [...]