Tag Archive | Sabbath

Is Busyness Next to Godliness?

Most people would answer that question with some comment about how obviously wrong this title is. Still, we often live our lives as if it were true. Over at Relevant Magazine, Mason Slater offers some thoughts about the cult of busyness. After pointing out the cultural pressure, even within the Church, he offers: Here’s the […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 11

What better way to revive my blog, than revisiting my long-running series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 10, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. I now turn my attention to Chapter 8 which is […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 10

What better way to revive my blog, than revisiting my long-running series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 9, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. We left off (long ago) with Chapter 6. Chapter 7 […]

A Book I Want!

Yeah, those who know me well know that I have as many books that look good to me and I want to read as Layne Lebo has favorite Bible verses. Still, this review at Jesus Creed makes me really want this book by Michael Pahl. The point of interest for me is the juxtaposition of […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 9

This is part nine in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 8, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. Chapter Six is titled We’re Not in Egypt Anymore: Stopping to Remove the Tastmasters. The […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 8

This is part eight in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 7, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. Chapter Five is entitled The Rest of Time: Stopping to Number Our Days Aright. The […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 7

This is part seven in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 6, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. The title of the fourth chapter is In God’s Time: Stopping to See God’s Bigness. Buchanan […]