In our busier-than-ever-yet-I-invite-you-to-play-FarmVille-and-Candy-Crush-with-me culture, I often hear Christians in their 20s and 30s say, “I just don’t have time” when it comes to taking advantage of golden opportunities to accelerate their spiritual growth.
When I was in my 20s and 30s, I was as busy as any other mortal being a university student, having a full-time job, family, and all that each demands.
Yet I found time to listen to audio messages from the few people who were changing my life back then.
I found time to read the books by the few authors who were making a revolutionary impact on my heart and mind.
I found time to read the Scriptures and study church history (not every day, mind you).
I found time to fellowship with the Lord throughout the day.
I found time to read the one newsletter I subscribed to every month.
And I found time to connect with other believers who wanted more of the Lord.
Point: I don’t care how busy you are (or think you are), you can always find time to sharpen the blade of your spiritual life.
The real question is: how important is it to you?
This post from Frank Viola is pretty hard hitting and shouldn’t leave you feeling comfortable. It’s so common for people to say we are “busy” nowadays but it isn’t really the truth, it’s all about priorities. Where are yours…