An Unhurried Leader: Giving Birth to a Book

An Unhurried Leader: Giving Birth to a Book

At the beginning of 2014, shortly after receiving news that An Unhurried Life had received a Christianity Today Book Award of Merit in Spirituality, I started the process of drafting a sequel. Yesterday, An Unhurried Leader finally released. That’s a gestation period...
Productivity is Patient and Organic

Productivity is Patient and Organic

When it comes to Jesus talking about the productivity of our lives, I love that he uses organic imagery. He is the vine. We are the branches. If we remain connected to him in interactive friendship, we will bear a whole lot of fruit. If we live our lives at a...
Audio – An Unhurried Life Interview

Audio – An Unhurried Life Interview

Alan was recently interviewed by Paul Johnson, of the God Zone Podcast. In their conversation they discussed: Jesus’ rhythms of engaging and drawing away How rest enhances your productivity Listening to God Hebrews 4 “…make every effort to live at rest…” How to...
Good Work Grows in the Soil of Good Rest

Good Work Grows in the Soil of Good Rest

What a year! I say that with both excitement and with awe. In March, Gem and I launched a new non-profit. It hadn’t been in our long-term plans, but there we were. There have been places of hard, good work and some places where we enjoyed the gift of rest. I had been...