Myths About Living An Unhurried Life

Jan 06, 2021

Here we are in the new year. And, don’t worry, no one is going to encourage you to make resolutions. They rarely last more than a couple of weeks anyway.


All I want to do today is remind you why it’s good to engage unhurried living. And I’m not talking about our organization. I’m talking about your very own life.


Let’s begin with some common myths about living an unhurried life.


  • It’s pain free.
  • It’s a luxury.
  • It’s lazy.
  • ...
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Overworking for Less Fruit

May 06, 2020

The other day, I was meeting with a leader in a coaching session and we were talking about the challenges of doing our work differently because of COVID-19. I was sharing that I have refocused a lot of what I do towards more writing and more coaching. He shared the stress of living so much of his life on computer and phone screens.


After a bit more conversation, I heard myself say this sentence: “In fact, I have so much important work right now that I’ll never get it done...

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Resting Isn't As Easy As It Looks

Jul 03, 2019

If you’ve read it, you may remember that the subtitle of An Unhurried Life is “Following Jesus' Rhythms of Work and Rest.” I continue to find that both inviting and challenging. How about you? 

One of the biblical lines I unpacked in the chapter on “Rest” is Hebrews 4:9: “Make every effort to enter his rest.” From one perspective, that sentence sounds like a contradiction between two very different phrases. “Make every effort” and...

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Podcast 78: I Lack Nothing (Inhaling Grace Audiobook, Part 2)

Jun 10, 2019

 Welcome to an Inhaling Grace audiobook episode of the Unhurried Living Podcast. Here are the next three devotionals from Inhaling Grace. May you sense the real presence of God shepherding you as you listen.

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Podcast 76: Being Well-Shepherded (Inhaling Grace Audiobook, Part 1)

May 27, 2019

In the Fall of 2018, we published our first Unhurried Living devotional called Inhaling Grace. We’ve appreciated the encouraging response we’ve received since then. Over the next few months, we’ll share the devotional here as an audiobook. We’ll have more to say about that in a moment on the Unhurried Living Podcast.

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