Have you ever noticed that when life gets busy, spiritual disciplines are the first to go? We don’t mean for that to happen, but bills and meetings and car repairs and errands are louder and more persistent than our Bibles—quietly sitting there, waiting to be read.
We mean to get back to it, to pick that discipline back up, but before we know it, it’s been longer than we want to admit, and we’re spiritually dry as a bone.
This is something we don’t like to admit as Christians, but something I think most of us struggle with.
Even as a pastor, it’s easy to only pick up our Bibles to prepare for a sermon, instead of for our own spiritual well being.
So what do we do?
We know how important it is to be in the Word of God, but if we’re honest, we also know how difficult it is to be disciplined in anything, especially something that doesn’t beep, or make a fuss, or involve a team of people counting on us to show up.
I’ve compiled a list of a few simple tricks I think might help us be more consistent…Continue Reading