“O Gracious and Loving God, the ancients believed that writing is a sacred gift from you. Send me the gift of words so that I can say what must be said in a way that will cause as little pain as possible. Inspire me with your wisdom and guide my hand as I write.” ― EDWARD HAYS
We've never needed Mr. Rogers-like leaders more than we do right now.
"Fools despise wisdom and instruction." Proverbs 1:7 Churches are busy with many good endeavors, but seeking and passing on wisdom seems to have fallen down the list of priorities. According to my teacher, Scot McKnight: "People today care less about growing up or gaining wisdom and far more about staying young, maintaining relevancy, and dressing according … Continue reading Wisdom Culture & the Juvenalization of American Christianity
These small dry packets contain the raw materials that come alive and reveal their true taste and color when steeped in a hot cup of water. This is an apt metaphor for spiritual formation.
The average church-goer hears 12 hours of sermons ALL YEAR. Now, who's discipling who?
As a father, I have wanted to surround my kids not just with books, but the allure of a library that beckons them to a grand adventure. When my kids walk into my study, I want them to feel like the Pevensy children walking into the Professor's study in The Chronicles of Narnia.