Boring Brings the Breakthrough: Getting Some Grit

Annwen Stone Growth, Walking with God Leave a Comment

I follow on Instagram a body coach. His page is so inspiriting because it takes normal people who are desperate to lose weight and change their figure and puts them through a straightforward daily plan of eating and exercise that they have to follow. He advocates throwing away the scales and instead taking photos of the change. Honestly it’s remarkable. Some of the testimonials of peoples lives over just a 3 month process are astounding. BUT here’s the thing: it wasn’t the vision that got them the results. It was the daily choice of surrender to a practical, accountable plan. They didn’t get transformation because they believed it could happen; they actually did something repeatedly which brought about that transformation.

A Winemaker’s Guide to the Bible

Dawn King Growth, Walking through Suffering Leave a Comment

by Dawn King We talk a lot about how following Jesus will cost us our comfort, but what if the cost is more than that? What if the cost is suffering and pain? What if the cost was saying yes to a process that looked more like season after season of planting, growing, pruning, harvesting, crushing, and fermenting (probably with …