Rest & Recreation

In Mark 2:27 Jesus said, “The sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath.” God has given us rest and recreation as a gift. Part of being productive with this life includes acknowledging our need for rest, and how even recreation can be an act of worship.

The Christian Benefit of Solitude in Nature

I’m going to argue that there is a real Christian benefit to spending time alone in nature. To some that may seem obvious, to others it may conjure up images of mystics in caves, granola munching hippies, or just the discomfort of sweat and bug bites. But there is something about even just a brisk...