Joni Erickson Tada, on worrying
“I want to stay in the habit of ‘glancing’ at my problems and ‘gazing’ at my Lord.”
Stephen Altrogge, on information and technology:
“There’s only one Word that really matters: God’s Word. We have it. Let’s never let the mass of information available push away from the only information of eternal significance.”
via Vitamin Z
Brett McCracken, on relevance:
“Everyone’s got an idea of what Christianity should be (Missional! Emergent! Conservative! Progressive! Post-colonial!…), but part of what I argue in Hipster Christianity is that we need to cool it a bit on the whole “how can we change Christianity to be more current/relevant” thing. We need to instead focus our attention on being a biblical, gospel-centered people whose attractiveness to the world is the result of the Spirit’s edifying work within us, not a result of our Tru Religion jeans, $600,000 sound system, or tasty shade-grown coffee served in the vestibule.”
Read more at McCracken’s blog.
It’s so important that we fix our eyes on what’s really important: Jesus Christ, and His gospel as revealed in His word. Without that, we’re lost.
Collect more quotes from throughout the week with Barbara H’s meme “The Week in Words”.