There is great value in saying something in a memorable, concise manner. Twitter has caused us to make this a near spiritual discipline. For my own growth (as a generally verbose individual… that’s a long way of saying “wordy”) and for the benefit of others, I highlight tweets each week that deliver a big message in a few words.
Humility is the hard act of relinquishing one's commitment to being the central focus of one's life
— Dr. Eric Mason (@pastoremase) February 25, 2014
Awesome reasons for chastity: you or your partner's personal or religious beliefs. Less awesome reasons: shame, fear, or manipulation.
— Emily Maynard (@emelina) February 25, 2014
Your pain & suffering doesn't go away b/c you stop believing in God. The only thing that goes away is your hope.
— Mike Lee (@MikeatHope) February 28, 2014
Lust says “Happiness is longing for what you do not have.”
The gospel says “Happiness is rejoicing in what you do have, in Jesus."
— Bliss Spillar (@BlissSpillar) February 24, 2014
"In fact, 'soul mate' isn't a pre-existing condition. It's an earned title. They're made over time." Pamela Druckerman, NYT
— Russell Moore (@drmoore) March 2, 2014
A society built on erotic liberty will have all the joy and stability of a one-night stand.
— Steve Watters (@SteveWatters) February 27, 2014
To be skeptic in religion: "to yield to our fear of its being error is wiser and better than to yield to our hope that it may be true"-James
— Miroslav Volf (@MiroslavVolf) March 4, 2014
anger = what we do when our god is threatened. anxiety = what we do when our god is collapsing. despair = what we do when our god is taken.
— Matt Papa (@matt_papa) March 4, 2014
"The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason." -T.S. Elliot
— Jonathan Merritt (@JonathanMerritt) March 4, 2014