The Christian life is often filled with busyness. Activity after activity fills the calendars of churches and the agendas of our lives. More and more we gravitate toward doing, serving and doing some more. Even our times of prayer can veer off into busyness and distraction. Blinded by our many needs and requests, we may … Continue reading The Epidemic of Christian Busyness
Last Updated: November 14, 2020 As a Christian, have you ever wondered if or when it's okay to practice self-care? Maybe you've asked: Is it selfish or sinful to practice self-care?Where is self-care in the Bible?How can I practice self-care as a Christian? Click the links above to skip down to a particular self-care section. … Continue reading Is Self-Care Okay for Christians?
Last Updated: September 21, 2020 Burnout. Have you ever experienced it? I have. I’ve actually been in such a season recently. If you’re in that season or concerned you are, keep reading for some helpful advice about preventing and overcoming burnout. None of us are immune to experiencing burnout. It can catch us off guard, … Continue reading What To Do When You’re Experiencing Burnout
Relief from overwhelm, freedom from stress, the end of burn out, the elimination of hurry. Does that sound like something you need? John Mark Comer has written detailing how we need to overcome hurry in our lives and how to start the process. His book, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry is rightly subtitled, How to … Continue reading The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry (Book Review)
Last Updated: June 23, 2020 Dealing with toxic people in your life? With all that life throws at us, it’s frustrating to find ourselves dealing with toxic people not only offline but also on social media. So how can we deal with these difficult people and create boundaries even online? Guarding Our Hearts We guard … Continue reading Dealing with Toxic People on Social Media: How to Guard Your Heart
How often do we ask the Lord to search our hearts, to reveal the motives behind what we do? How often do we ourselves seek to know the motives driving us? It’s important for us to ask the Lord show us these things. Even when it’s difficult to ask Him to shine the Light of … Continue reading Searching Out the Motives of Our Hearts