The following is an excerpt from Kevin DeYoung's book Crazy Busy - which I heartily commend to you. In this passage he observes that our increasingly bustling culture is also an increasingly blurred culture, without distinction between work and rest, without rhythm. And he offers a helpful analogy for understanding what our lives ought to … Continue reading Work. Rest. Rhythm.
A valuable lesson I learned in college came from a passing comment my speech professor used to make, "The more you know, the more you laugh." Back then, as I sat in class, I knew what he meant, but I did not realize just how true or how frequently applicable this tidbit of wisdom really … Continue reading Learn to Laugh
"I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak" (Matt. 12:36). God cares about our words. You don't have to search long to find out that he's concerned about the content of his people's speech. But here's the question: does God mind if we speak the … Continue reading Grace and Truth