When I look at the church, at least the streams of it with which I’m most familiar, I see plenty of signs that we have been buying into the world’s wisdom around work. Unfortunately, this “wisdom” often leads us straight to great some disappointments. My generation produced the workaholic pastors who built megachurches, and the
Living in God’s wisdom for our lives involves learning the art of balance. Life is full of tension, and wisdom shows us how to balance these areas of tension in a way that leads to thriving. Conversely, when we are not thriving—when our lives start to break down with anxiety, depression, relational dysfunction, burnout, fatigue,
I am thrilled to announce that my new book, Shortcuts, is now available for preorder and will be available May 17th! I wrote this book after spending the last 5+ years having deep and meaningful conversations with Christians, some of whom were succeeding in the workplace, and some of whom seemed to resent the workplace.
Have you ever heard it said that work is a curse? I know I have! In some church settings, work has even been framed as part of the consequences Adam and Eve faced after eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. I think some of the biggest lies the enemy tells
Is it just me, or does it seem like there is so much pressure to be fully passionate about work these days? I have seen many young adults get stuck below their potential because they keep looking around for a job that they believe will make them feel passion one hundred percent of the time.
Well, it is finally 2021, but somehow it doesn’t feel like a new year at all. In fact, most of us are feeling stuck, and fatigued. We are tired of having compassion, tired of being locked up and tired of having zoom meetings. Morale seems to be getting low both in workplaces and in homes.