In an age of sound bites and Twitter feeds, many Christian leaders are so busy trying to keep up with current events that few of us take time to stop, to study, and to struggle for the sake of teaching God’s people. All too often, we take a side and stick to it without theContinue reading “I need more “pain in the mind””
Tag Archives: Meditation
And be thankful
The past few days have been a whirlwind in my life. Events have stacked up in a way where I needed to shuffle some things, miss some things, add new things in… anyone reading this knows those times happen. This was one of those weeks for me.
The simple work of transformation
This transforming work does not happen all at once and not completely perhaps. But it does happen.
Podcast — Conversation on Meditation and Prayer
Prayers for the Day
Give me a pure heart — that I may see Thee, A humble heart — that I may hear Thee, A heart of love — that I may serve Thee, A heart of faith — that I may abide in Thee. (Dag Hammarskjold)
Learning to chew on the Word
It’s that evil word so many evangelical/fundamentalists don’t like: meditation. Simon Chan in his book, Spiritual Theology, reflects deeply on the need for scripture meditation. We are given too quickly to analysis in our Western mindset. We see a text and think one of two things: “I need to do a word study and historical background and culturalContinue reading “Learning to chew on the Word”