The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

The Carefree Life & Obedience | April Glimpses of Joy

"Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the [...]

Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy

Eliminating Hurry | February Glimpses of Joy

In January, I heard a story from John Ortberg on a podcast that has stuck with me the past few months: Not long after moving to Chicago, I called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. I described the pace of life in my current ministry. The church where I serve tends to [...]

Grass over Gala.

Grass over Gala.

A few months ago I received an invitation to a nonprofit’s gala. One perk of working for a Foundation is that you get to be invited to things that you’re too poor to be invited to in any other circumstance. I’ve known about this nonprofit’s galas for years and have always wanted to go. They [...]