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You Can Experience Rest If You Give Up What You Want

You Can Experience Peace If You Give up What You Want

There is something about the title that sounds counterintuitive to our self-reliant and self-protective lives. Even so, doesn’t it have a biblical ring to it? You die to live (Matthew 16:24-26). You humble yourself to be exalted (Matthew 23:12). You give up something to gain… Continue Reading …

The Cure for the Distracted Heart

I recently read this verse from the Book of Proverbs, and it has left a lasting and penetrating mark on me: “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it” (Proverbs 4:23). You may want to read: Are You a Restful… Continue Reading …

Are You a Restful Soul? How to Enter God’s Rest.

Let’s free associate: when you think about rest, what goes through your mind? What does rest mean to you and how do you obtain it? Here are a few examples of how some people pursue rest. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Rest

Have you ever thought about how God views our rest from His work? Have you seen someone talk about needing “me time” or needing “to get away?” Do we need a break from work in the way most people talk about that? We should be… Continue Reading …

Nine Questions For the Tired, Overworked, and Ready to Quit Pastor

Forty percent of pastors make it to the five-year mark in ministry before they are ready to leave. Burnout is a natural temptation for anyone in the helping professions. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If… Continue Reading …

15 Tips to Overcome Insomnia

I have struggled with insomnia since 2003. It has been so long and so typical that I rarely talk about it unless someone asks. I long resigned myself to insomnia as a way of life. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …