Lent: Exhaling Hurry, Inhaling Grace

Lent: Exhaling Hurry, Inhaling Grace

Last week, I talked about a growing community of friends who will be joining Gem and me for An Unhurried Lent. We’ll begin three weeks from today on March 6, Ash Wednesday. So, again, why Lent? What’s the big deal? Some resist practices like Lent and other similar...
Podcast: Preparing for an Unhurried Lent

Podcast: Preparing for an Unhurried Lent

In less than a month we enter the season of Lent. We invite you to enter this season with us as we prepare for An Unhurried Lent, living faithfully in our following of Jesus. Today on the podcast we’ll talk a little about Lent in general, then we’ll unpack the more...
Practicing an Unhurried Lent

Practicing an Unhurried Lent

The practice of Lent has become a place of grace for me over the last number of years. Some feel that Lent is a failure to recognize that our salvation is rooted in grace. But Lent isn’t about earning favor. It’s actually about recognizing the habits in our lives that...
The Internal Enemies of Love

The Internal Enemies of Love

In An Unhurried Leader, one of my favorite chapters is titled “Questions That Unhurry Leaders.” It’s rooted in the Romans 8 passage that ends in these memorable lines: For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor...
Podcast: Remain: The Unremarkable, Remarkable Branch

Podcast: Remain: The Unremarkable, Remarkable Branch

The most unremarkable part of a grapevine is where the vine and branch meet, but it is the most remarkable place where growth occurs. A few years ago we spent a long weekend in a beautiful home on a vineyard. While visiting the Napa region of CA, we had the treat of...