In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins is joined by John Mark Comer, author of The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry. They discuss what he learned from writing his book and living an unhurried life.
“Once you discover Truth and wisdom you are tapping into God’s design and intention for the universe.”
“In my experience, you have to exegete the cultural narrative as much as you exegete the biblical narrative and point people to Jesus and His gospel.”
“Knowing the exegesis of a text is different than actually becoming the kind of person with the capacity to do what the text says.”
“Now I think about a sermon through a Venn diagram of three parts: biblical theology, spiritual formation, and cultural commentary.”
“How do we live an unhurried life and focus on sabbath and soul care without getting into introspective, introverted self-improvement for Jesus?”
“Hurry and burnout are coming for everybody.”
“Because of the digital age, there are all sorts of Type B people who are still way over busy, hurried, and stressed out.”
“Shifting my morning to having to read for an hour before touching my phone has had a profound effect.”
“I would like to tell my 20-year-old self to go discover the practice and joy and art and need of sabbath.”
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