How Stillness Can Sustain Our Activism

How Stillness Can Sustain Our Activism

This excerpt comes from my latest Sojourners piece.

For Christians engaged in justice work, 2018 has been another dumpster fire. We’re exhausted. We’re feeling compassion fatigue. We’re clinging to hope. Activism at this speed is not sustainable, but many of us are unwilling to entertain the alternative. How do we — as exhausted advocates — prepare for another year of resistance after what feels like endless defeat?


We cannot resist in the name of the Gospel if we are not attuned to its message. How can we follow God’s call to activism if we are too busy to listen for it?

Continue reading at Sojourners.

Silence and stillness are overlooked necessities for renewing our minds, bodies, and spirits in 2019. Pre-order your copy of One Breath at a Time: A Skeptic’s Guide to Christian Meditation here.

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