What comes into our minds when we think about God, says A.W. Tozer, is the most important thing about us. And not just on Sundays.
Worship services — not just our theology — should form workers to push against darkness in the broken areas of politics, manufacturing, art, finance, education, and all of the fields in which they engage.
The story of faithful Black Christians can help us take the focus from one nation’s faithfulness or folly to the faithfulness of God considering every nation’s inevitable folly.
We make decisions everyday that change the places around us, and these decisions lead to other decisions. Our forward-thinking theology, like our forward-thinking economics or art, impacts the future place we imagine.
A love of learning the details of the biblical text must be combined with a love of learning the details of people’s work lives. Both Word and work require careful study and astute listening.
Our primary calling means we fall under the lordship of Christ. And our secondary callings — our daily work, our parenting, our housework, and our civic work all come under Christ’s rule.
In politics. At church. Online. Just look around and you’ll see we’ve got an addiction to being right — and loudly. Is it truth we’re after or something else?
Quiet doubts. Ask good questions. And be a good friend. That's it.
We can control our attitudes, work ethic, work relationships, capacity building, and community interactions, and trust God for what he controls.
The biblical writers understood that spiritual formation and transformation is both rational and relational.
Workplaces — as well as churches — offer us an opportunity to work toward a shared mission, like racial reconciliation.
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