Interview with Drew Shirley of Switchfoot. Conducted on Tuesday, April 15, 2020
If “complicated” means too many rules, “simplistic-ness” means too few. Simplistic-ness is what you get when you try to simplify a complicated system. The issue is with the system itself. The solution is to do away with the system completely.
Obedience can feel restricting if we’re doing it for approval. God is not adding gold stars to a sticker chart when we obey. We’re not “in the club,” or good enough if we do enough good.
“I called him, but he gave me no answer.” Song of Solomon 5:6 Prayer sometimes tarries, like a petitioner at the gate, until the King comes forth to fill her bosom with the blessings which she seeks. The Lord, when he has given great faith, has been known to try […]
What you focus on determines the peace that you have. The peace that you have determines the storms that you can sleep through. The storms that you sleep through are the ones you have authority over.
The beauty that will save the world is the same beauty that we, through the Spirit of God, can access and manifest in our human creativity even now.