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The View from Africa
Originally Posted: 08/07/2014 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

Seeing life so big and so real in this cradle of civilization was just what we needed — and it all felt so far away from Washington, D.C. Sabbath should change our perspective and restore us again. ...

Exploring A Lenten Practice Of Sabbatical
Originally Posted: 03/18/2014 - 11:36am | Type: Press

March 16, 2014 Sojo in the News Tim Nafziger ...

Created for the Eighth Day
Originally Posted: 06/19/2013 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Living in the eight day is an experience of now and not yet. It's no secret that most of us find ourselves longing for chances to vacate our normal scenery and the bustle of ...

24/6: The Sanctity of Stop Day
Originally Posted: 02/06/2013 - 6:29pm | Type: Blog

"Time is money," wrote Ben Franklin in "Advice to a Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One." The saying that has embodied the Protestant work ethic since 1748 is no less relevant in our 21st-century postmodern culture. Our consumer-b ...

Resting Between the Headlines: The Most Important Resolution You Can Make this Year
Originally Posted: 01/03/2013 - 5:20pm | Type: Blog

Perhaps the best thing we can do for the peace and healing of our country is to take a weekly day of rest, beginning now. Hurricane Sandy. Sandy Hook.  The Fiscal Cliff.  Next ...

Learning to Take It Slow
Originally Posted: 10/16/2012 - 2:25pm | Type: Blog

I was hearing the wisdom of experience: been there, didn't take the time, thought I was healed, wasn't. When I alerted my readers that I would be taking time off from ...

My Sabbath
Originally Posted: 07/13/2012 - 10:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Cathleen Falsani The spiritual connection between the slow rhythm of August and the Sabbath. All our life s ...

Lynne Hybels answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 01/19/2012 - 11:00pm | Type: Blog

It's 5 a.m. and I'm in a hotel room preparing for the second day of a conference on Middle East Peace. It's 5 a.m. and I'm in a hotel room preparing for the se ...