Redeeming Productivity

A Christian Approach to Getting Stuff Done

Redeeming Productivity

A Christian Approach to Getting Stuff Done

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Welcome to redeeming productivity (formerly the Pastor’s week)

Articles, book reviews, and tool recommendations for Christians who want to get more done, and get it done like Christians. With a focus on developing a theology of motivation rooted in the Word of God, we strive to create content that will help you accomplish more in the right way.

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How to Relax Without Feeling Guilty

Do you ever get that nagging feeling when you’re trying to take a break? “I should really be working.” I’m willing to bet that if you’re reading a productivity blog, you’re someone who feels guilty when they relax. I want to show you one method for how to relax without feeling guilty that’s worked for me. Working in college and campus ministry, I have had...

Biblical Meditation, How to Get Started

map from God's battle plan for the mind.

.What do you think of when you hear the word “meditation?” Do you picture a person sitting cross-legged, thumbs and index fingers forming little O’s, and uttering “Ohm” again and again? In Western society, meditation is a word which has been co-opted by Eastern mystical practices. So you might be surprised to find that the Bible actually talks a lot about meditation. But ironically biblical...

4 Reasons Time is Precious from Jonathan Edwards

time is precious, jonathan edwards

What is the most valuable resource in the universe? Jonathan Edwards would answer that question with, “time.” Time is precious. Dated December of 1734, Puritan pastor Jonathan Edwards published a short piece titled The Preciousness of Time and The Importance of Redeeming It. The essay or sermon is based on Ephesians 5:16 and divides into five sections. This short work has personal...

What Living in an RV Taught Me About Minimalism and Contentment

One thing we didn't account for was just how selective we would need to be with what we brought on the RV. Thus, it was by my miserliness and Kim’s dream of a world without hallways that we stumbled rather accidentally into minimalism. But the Lord has taught me a lot through the experience of living with less. He’s taught me about contentment, my sinful heart, and the realities of disappointment.

Book Review: Greek for Life

This book majors on the inspirational and the practical. By inspiration, I mean that with every page you read of this book you want to set it down and start reviewing vocabulary or pop open a Greek grammar and start digging in. It gets you pumped up to apply yourself.

The Christian Benefit of Solitude in Nature

I’m going to argue that there is a real Christian benefit to spending time alone in nature. To some that may seem obvious, to others it may conjure up images of mystics in caves, granola munching hippies, or just the discomfort of sweat and bug bites. But there is something about even just a brisk walk in the woods by yourself that does wonders for the soul.

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