How to Unhurry is the digital companion to my book The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry. As much as I love reading and writing, ideas are just the beginning. Unless they move from our mind into our body, they don’t become reality. To that end, I’ve made up this short digital companion with some exercises to get you started on each of the four practices.
Last week, an atheist came up to me and asked how I could believe in a God who made parents eat their children.Naturally, I was a little confused. A lot of people have odd ideas about God, but cannibalism? That was new.
I woke up Sunday morning to the horror of 49 killed, and 49 hospitalized in the massacre in Orlando. And the crazy thing? I wasn’t shocked. Or even surprised. Mass shootings have become a “new normal” in our country. Heinous, sadistic violence has become commonplace. God, why?
This post is Part 2 of a few left over thoughts I ran out of time for in our latest teaching series on the problem of evil.
As a growing crowd gathers around the small window into fashion industry’s dark underbelly, the companies operating therein rush to the dimmer switch. The further we can peer beyond our cheap, disposable garments, beyond even the well-publicized horror of factory conditions, the uglier the view gets.
So two years ago I was oppressing people every day. I was directly contributing to a world where half the population lives on less than three dollars a day and twenty eight million people live in slavery. I was the epitome of the oblivious, insensitive, rich Westerner getting even richer off the blood, sweat and tears of the poor. And I had no clue.
Hey friends, I have a new book out today. It’s called Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being Human.
I was twenty-three when we started the church. Who knows anything about anything at twenty-three? But from day one God was up to something unique. Lots of people were coming to Jesus, even more people were getting turned inside out by Jesus’ way, and the growth was explosive.