Activity does not always mean productivity and just because you meet doesn’t mean you're accomplishing anything of value.
These things took time and a process in order to come full-circle – the pain of personal growth, the healing after the pain, and the perspective gained in hindsight beyond the healing. And the unnerving and exciting thing is this: God’s still got more to do.
Since the mission of the Church universal is to make disciples of all nations, any church structure should lead to the life transformation of those for whom Christ died.
Because of who He is, in light of who we are, and because we are received by Him, we worship this infinitely other God with hearts full of gratitude and praise!
In his temptation, Jesus understood that not even a legitimate need should be met in illegitimate ways.
Praying these three prayers allows us to seek the activity of God in all this and yet to display deep trust in him to work as he chooses for his glory.
The Sabbath separates us from the notion that the world can’t survive without us.
Transformation from true sabbath rest comes by renewing our minds, not simply amusing them.
When we “sabbath,” we do as God did. This is the essence of godliness.
Part 1 of a 4-part series on leadership and rest.