Rest for the Soul
By AMIA Communications | | Spiritual Growth | Psalm 23, rest, Sabbath
My soul is weary from worry and haggard from heartache. It is weighed down with impossible decisions and discouraged from setbacks. Yes, my body needs nourishment and sleep and I know, basically, how to do that. But where and when and how does soul-restoration happen?
A Posture of Sabbath
By Chad+ Jarnagin | | Discipleship, Faith Formation, Spiritual Growth | Chad Jarnagin, rest, Sabbath, Text
Rest and sabbath in a culture of exhaustion may be the only antidote to our soul fatigue. Slowing down our pace of life is becoming more and more difficult.
Sabbath as Spiritual Formation
By Lyn Baker | | Faith Formation, Spiritual Growth | Colossians 1:27, Lyn Baker, rest, Sabbath, spiritual disciplines, Spiritual Formation, Text
The command to keep the Sabbath in the Old Testament becomes an invitation to enter into God’s rest in the New Testament. Worship and the Eucharist strengthen us to go out from our Sabbath-keeping to tend and care for the personal dominion God gives each of us.
The Counter-Cultural Gift of Sabbath
By Chris+ Myers | | Discipleship, Spiritual Growth | rest, Sabbath, spiritual disciplines, Text, time
For us, in the time and place where we live, we need to be reminded of the redemptive meaning of Sabbath and the temptation to be unrelenting taskmasters, both to ourselves and to others.
Seven Good Reads on Sabbath Rest
By AMIA Communications | | Spiritual Growth | book review, books, Matthew 11:28-30, resources, rest, Sabbath, spiritual disciplines, Text
Setting aside time to rest in God is a challenge, especially in a world that idolizes doing and accomplishing. To begin, consider one or more of these books to use as tools to help you learn to enjoy the blessings of true rest.
Desperate: Why Burnout Is Mission’s Greatest Enemy
By Guest | | Spiritual Growth | burnout, Galatians 6:2, Matthew 11:28-30, mental health, Personal experience, rest, Text
Burnout is harmful. It has actually destroyed many churches, ministries, and individuals. It can rattle every man and woman from the mission God has called them to do.