A major “spiritual occupational hazard” for an academic is thinking too much of yourself. This can show itself as pride and arrogance . . .
The key to Sabbath is to trust God rather than ourselves.
We live in an age in which production is cherished above nearly everything else in the workplace. How can we be counter-cultural in this day and age in which our work follows us with our smart-phones everywhere we go? One way is to keep a 24 hour Sabbath.
Worship. Community. Rest. Accountability. Fun. . . .
Hope I didn’t catch you (and me) at an awkward time, but are you already thirsting for encouragement in Sabbath-keeping this fall term? As I reflected upon the topic and prayed for the graduate students and faculty with whom I minister, I returned to Calvin College’s helpful Sabbath-keeping resource page for faculty. Below’s just a taste: In an academic setting like Calvin where Monday […]