Developing Skill in the Art of Living

Developing Skill in the Art of Living

Wisdom is skill in the art of living, cultivated through an eternal perspective centered on God. The wisdom exercises in A Guide to Practicing God’s Presence teach you how to think God’s thoughts after Him and remember your identity and destiny. Monitor Your Thought...
Wisdom: The Lordship of Christ

Wisdom: The Lordship of Christ

What is wisdom? We often treat the temporal as if it were eternal. Our culture promises many paths of earthly happiness, calling us to go with the flow. But this is a soul-forming world, and we ought to be preparing ourselves for eternity in our Father’s house....
The Voyage of Life: Living in Light of the End

The Voyage of Life: Living in Light of the End

How do we live with an eternal perspective—that is, how do we live in light of eternity? After all, our telos should affect our work and relationships on earth. We live this way by pursuing wisdom, which begins by cultivating a fear of the Lord. And that fear is...
2 Peter: Walking Wisely in an Unwise World

2 Peter: Walking Wisely in an Unwise World

How should followers of Jesus live in a world that is opposed to Him? That is the question that both 1 and 2 Peter answer in different ways. In his first letter, the apostle Peter dealt with the external opposition to Christ’s church that comes from the hostility of...
The Voyage of Life: The Cross and the World

The Voyage of Life: The Cross and the World

Thomas Cole was more than a nineteenth century landscape painter. There is always more than meets the eye in his works. He used his beautiful landscape paintings, especially in his later life, to depict something sublime. Particularly apropos for the Christian life is...