I find myself regularly reflecting the discipline of journaling. Although I love pens, college-ruled paper, and Mead Five-Star composition notebooks (I usually stock up several at a time), I can say without hesitation the primary reason I practice keeping a journal is the spiritual benefit I derive from such a discipline. Here are a few: … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Journaling
Blogging is not for everybody. Some people rightly hesitate to develop or host a blog. Some may feel that blogging would promote too much pride in their heart and life. Others may sense the gravity and power of writing and are therefore reluctant to write publicly. Still others may not consider blogging a good use … Continue reading Too Proud to Blog?
Ever since becoming a Christian, I have loved to write. I certainly do not think that writing is a fruit of the Spirit or something that is bestowed at salvation, but I do believe that writing is an excellent spiritual discipline to nurture and one that has great benefits. One way to develop this discipline is by journaling. What … Continue reading Journaling for the Good of Your Soul
In this article, I am not going to deal with Biblical interpretation or the nuts and bolts of exegesis. Rather, I want to offer a few practical suggestions about overall attitude and approach to help you as you study. I am a strong advocate of study. Pastors must study! Shepherds must know God and His truth intimately if they are … Continue reading Practical Helps for Personal Study