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.
Richard Lints: An "idol may be ontologically vacuous but is still incredibly powerful." (Identity and Idolatry, 29)
— Juan Sanchez (@manorjuan) December 2, 2015
"Advent teaches us to weep for the world's 'normal.'" — David Yeago
— Wesley Hill (@wesleyhill) December 2, 2015
"In a society where money is everything, giving is a powerfully subversive act. It is an act of defiance." ~ Tim Chester
— Matt Mig (@Matt_Mig) December 6, 2015
"Sacrifice is giving up something you love for something you love even more." –@jdgreear, #summitrdu
— Ashley Gorman (@AshMarvGorman) December 6, 2015
The best tool we have for preparing church planters is the local church.
— Mike McDaniel (@mikermcd) December 8, 2015
“We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life.”
— katherine henson (@kehnsn) December 9, 2015
Parents, never underestimate the power of a consistent life, nor the damage of an inconsistent one.
— Paul Martin (@PastorPWMartin) December 10, 2015
Some suffer from a fear of man. Others from a lack of appreciation for man. The gospel frees us to see others as important, but not God.
— Lance Michels (@lancemichels) December 10, 2015
"Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration & resentment." – Dale Carnegie
— Seth Winterhalter (@swinterhalter) December 10, 2015
A counter-inuitive axiom:
The more you get, the more you want.
The more you give, the happier you are with what you have.
— John Mark Comer (@johnmarkcomer) December 11, 2015