What’s Wrong with Being Comfortable?

In praise of the much-maligned “comfort zone” by Len and David Schmidt / original illustrations by Caitlin Ng No matter where we turn these days, we seem to run into a preacher telling us that we need to “get out of our comfort zone.” The exhortation is often couched in positive terms: “You can do […]

Sure, You’re Born Again, but Are You Growing Up?

by Eugene Peterson Growing up involves the work of the Holy Spirit forming our born-again spirits into the likeness of Christ. Luke tells us that after John the Baptist was born, “the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he appeared publicly” (Luke 1:80). A page […]