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.
Dear bloggers: “We feel self-righteous when we pose and posture next to our caricatures.” – David Powlison
— Stephen Altrogge (@stephenaltrogge) March 16, 2015
Happiness is a valuable experience, but it is a miserable goal. Two demographics focus on happiness as their goal: children & addicts.
— Dr. John Townsend (@drjohntownsend) March 16, 2015
“Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde
— Int’l Arts Movement (@IntlArtsMvmnt) March 17, 2015
If we’re not honest with God in prayer, the only one we’re deceiving is ourselves. He already knows the truth!
— John McGowan (@JohnGMcGowan) March 17, 2015
“I coined the word ‘eucatastrophe’: the sudden happy turn in a story which pierces you with a joy that brings tears.”
— J.R.R. Tolkien (@JRRTolkien) January 18, 2015
“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.” #RosaParks
— Walter Strickland (@w_strickland) March 17, 2015
Impatience with texts is usually indicative of an impatience with people. If something/one is not transparent to me, it/they must be wrong.
— Derek Rishmawy (@DZRishmawy) March 19, 2015
“Apart from Christ, we might simply introduce the problems of prosperity as we solve the problems of poverty” @peterkgreer
— Matt Mig (@Matt_Mig) March 20, 2015
‘…The greater our progress in theology, the simpler and more child-like will be our faith.’ -Machen
— Banner of Truth (@BannerofTruth) March 21, 2015
Beware the phrase “I’m not a theologian”; it often follows a theological comment, & a desire to be excused from theological responsibility.
— Jared Oliphint (@JaredOliphint) March 23, 2015