A rest ethic to accompany your work ethic.
This is willing: it’s an attitude, a posture, a way of thinking.
Instead of a question to ask, there’s a wager that needs to be made. Do you have to courage to make it?
To understand me, you’ve got to know something about basketball.
“We came here to work,” I told my pastor. “That’s why we’re here.” Even though work is the main thing, it shouldn’t be the only thing. This is a lesson too many of us have to learn the hard way, no matter where we reside.
“You will learn that other people just don’t have the freedoms that we have here,” she said.
The weakness inherent in most of the millennial-bashing “literature” can be brought out with a single question: Who are the parents of the so-called millennials?
I have not written as much this year as I did in 2015, but I thought I’d end the year by revisiting the most popular posts of 2016. Enjoy! I belong here. This was written after a visit to the hospital where someone made a well-intended but ill-timed remark about speaking the local language. The most important […]
Many people venture into ministry work with the idea that they will spend hours reading the Bible, playing guitar, and counseling people in an office. But if you were to strip away the church buildings, the musical instruments, the subculture of spiritual talk and terminology, what would be left? What is the most basic meaning […]
In order to understand this post, you’ve got to understand a little about lost causes. I struggled with the title of this post, until I remembered my earlier thoughts about the idea of lost causes. The events of the past few days have caused people to say things — on social media, on national television, […]