Sean Nolan loves weddings. Through all the receptions and ceremonies he’s participated in, he realized that weddings have a lot to teach us about Sabbath rest.
What if the church is unintentionally contributing to the decline in Bible reading by telling its people to have one discrete “quiet time” per day, asks Zach Barnhart.
The world has never been wordier than it is today, writes Grayson Pope. For centuries, Christianity has understood the power of silence. It’s time we rediscover the power of silence.
John Koessler says we try to move God’s agenda forward by miles when he is interested in the next few inches. We have to be open to the opportunity of the present.
Planning time to remember Christ’s work on the cross and his grace in our lives, says Davis Wetherell, is a wonderful way to increase our faith and joy in the Lord.
The Bible is useful in our everyday lives. However, if we come to the Bible with a utilitarian “the Bible is an instruction manual for life” approach, we’ll find ourselves frustrated.