Inboxes. Getting all the stuff out of them. Every day.
This post is about a core habit that helps me to reduce everyday stress. This involves identifying all my inboxes in life, and daily emptying them.
The Work of Ministry in Ephesians 4:12
Ministry in Ephesians 4:12 does not mean ‘service’. Rather, it is fundamentally a matter of ‘bringing’ the saving gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to people.
Living life in “the zone”: using zones to regulate life
Communications technologies make it hard to regulate the various facets of life, e.g. “work”, “home” and “rest”. I use the concept of “zones” to do this.
Capturing wild commitments
Being a Christian involves being committed to people. But all these commitments can be a source of stress, unless they are captured. Here’s how I do it.
Building blocks of a trusted system
Christian ministry involves constantly asking: “What should I be doing right now?” This is where my “trusted system” is incredibly useful to me.