I am not there, but my heart longs for this as I walk with Christ: From With, by Skye Jethani:
The worldviews we have employed, especially as western Christians, have limited us. Our views of God have become myopic. The goal needs to be life WITH God. Skye Jethani in his book, With, lays out the four worldviews we’ve used are summed up in four words:
I am working my way through Skye Jethani’s book, With. It is a look into ways we manipulate God and the call to live life WITH God rather than in other ways that manipulate God’s response… or at least TRY to manipulate a response. We don’t even know it’s manipulation. Yet, we live life exhaustedContinue reading “Our ways of manipulating God”
I have begun a new book called With by Skye Jethani and it is refreshing to my soul. I will have more to post along the way, but I wanted to note this deep challenge in my life. I have lived my life in a couple of different ways:
We have tendencies to get people “slotted” into our categories so we decide quickly if they are “in” or “out” to us.
My reading and listening keeps my mind working and my prayer life sharp. I now drive a lot in my work so I listen to a lot of podcasts and audiobooks.
From time to time I like to look back and see what I’ve been reading and what has been challenging my thinking and my prayer life.