A Matter of Priority
Why you can’t be too busy for you

Busyness has become a celebrated lifestyle today. If people aren’t busy, we think less of them. In Overwhelmed, Brigid Schulte writes, about time researcher Ann Burnett, who studies Christmas letters and notes the rise of people sharing about their busy lives over the ...


Lead Me On: I Love Me, I Love Me Not
What we think about ourselves matters
Lead Me On: I Love Me, I Love Me Not

Former NBC anchor Brian Williams has had a rough 2015, and last month it got worse.

His viewing audience was informed earlier this year that Williams lied about certain experiences he claimed happened to him during his time reporting in war-torn Afghanistan, and after several ...


Can We Really Be Like Christ?
Rethinking the incarnational ministry model
Can We Really Be Like Christ?

Jesus is the example par excellence of obedience and self-sacrifice held up to the church, but Paul also uses his experiences, and those of his coworker Timothy and his friend Epaphroditus, as examples of selfless service. In recent years, an attempt to connect the Christ ...


Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World
A Book Review
Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World
The book:

Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World

By Carolyn Custis James

Published by Zondervan

Why I Picked Up This Book:

I attended the Missio Alliance National Conference, where men and women gathered to consider what it means to be #TrulyHuman. ...


The Church that Cliques
There is nothing godly about groups that exclude others
The Church that Cliques

My husband and I were visiting a church while out of town. Upon arrival we noticed very quickly we were not greeted with friendly faces. After making it inside, an elder introduced us and helped us find children's church then walked us into the sanctuary. During the meet ...


Finding God’s Strength in Our Weakness
We do not win battles on our own
Finding God’s Strength in Our Weakness

I have a long history of denial—of masking my weaknesses and soldiering on. I’m not exactly sure how or when I learned this paradigm or, more importantly, why I believed it was somehow more spiritual than other options. It worked as both a ministry model and a ...


Trusting God When the Answers Don’t Come
Regardless of my circumstances, his care will remain the same
Trusting God When the Answers Don’t Come

I was on my knees one night right before going to bed. Not knowing what to say, I considered my options. I thought perhaps I could seek comfort in worship, but I didn’t really have the serenity at the moment. Neither had I the strength to pray intensely. The reason ...

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