When someone asks for prayer we might pray later that day. We'll often forget about the request unless we see that person throughout the week or if they're a close friend. But what would we do if Jesus asked us to pray for something specific? That something would likely consume our prayer times and even … Continue reading Pray For Laborers
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Creaking, rumbling birth pangs follow Crumbling shrieks of anticipation. Brightness breaks in Warming the sleeping blind. First steps from the tomb wombs feel familiar Except all things are…are…new. The trees and stones and little grains of sand Bellow a familiar song never before heard. Walking turns to skipping turns to dancing As children follow the … Continue reading The Old Has Gone, First Edition
Consistent reading is one of the most beautiful and practical evidences of God's grace in the literate world. Books help us in the effort to discover more of God's reality; they are tools like no other. I believe this so much that a friend and I will install and operate an at-cost bookstall for our … Continue reading Reading Review — 2016 Edition
Every person builds a legacy Socrates, just before his death, knew that all people with influence over others leave behind legacies. Their actions either directly affect others or set examples of virtuous life. He held this conviction so strongly that he taught on his death bed, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” In other … Continue reading A Legacy of Generosity
This article includes suggestions for specific implementations, but its chief aim is to make readers think about how they do things before continuing in their current ways. There are three pillars that make productivity possible. If only one or two of these are securely in place, then the beautiful process of getting stuff done tumbles. … Continue reading A Productivity Manifesto
Fuzzy feelings I consume a lot of audio. Podcasts, (some) music, and (some) public radio fill the cracks of distraction when what I need is a solid foundation of focus. Real mental work gets done in my routine when the ear buds go in. This great benefit of audio soon became only the first reason … Continue reading An Extra 24 Hours