The early Christian monks who fled the cities to the deserts of Egypt developed great pastoral wisdom as they struggled with Satan in the wilderness. Their insights are sometimes jarring to our modern sensibilities, but they bear listening to. There... Continue Reading →
Holiness has to do with very ordinary things: truthfulness, courtesy, kindness, gentleness, consideration for others, contentment with our lot, honesty and courage in the face of life, reliability, dutifulness. Intent, as we think, on the higher reaches of spirituality, we... Continue Reading →
Evangelical mystic A.W. Tozer explains why today's church is not ready for revival.
The Seven Deadly Virtues: respectability, childishness, mental timidity, dullness, sentimentality, censoriousness, and depression of spirits. Dorothy Sayers, Letters to a Diminished Church
Trueblood gives some practical advice on how to transform congregations into redemptive societies
Hannah Whitall Smith gives advice how to respond when we fail in the Christian life