As I’ve been thinking about the pace of my life and the direction (or lack of direction) I have been feeling, I have started to think about faithfulness to Jesus in terms of tempo and the willingness to slow mine down. I am having to learn some patience and willingness not to know everything about […]Read more "Following Jesus: Finding the Rhythm"
“When we are called to follow Christ, we are summoned to an exclusive attachment to his person. The grace of his call bursts all the bonds of legalism. It is a gracious call, a gracious commandment. It transcends the difference between the law and the gospel. Christ calls, the disciple follows: that is grace and […]Read more "Following Jesus: A Beginning (Part 2 of 2)"
Following Jesus is beautiful in its simplicity and stunning in its complexity. Jesus lets loose his call, and we can either answer it and follow, or ignore it and go on down the road our lives were headed before. This is where the simplicity lies: it is an either/or decision. There are only two options. […]Read more "Following Jesus: A Beginning (Part 1 of 2)"