Helping Disciples live a life of Leisure

by Bill Mowry Who wouldn’t want to live a life of leisure these days? Our lives are so frantic that we long for those idle moments to step off the treadmill of life. Leisure is a break from activity to rest or re-charge our lives. Leisure originally meant something else and this “something else” is what disciples need. In forging the word leisure, the Greek and Romans designated it to mean a time free from the obligations of work to pursue knowledge and wisdom.1 Our word for “school” derives from scholia, meaning leisure.2  These ancient cultures exalted the importance of thinking but used… Read moreHelping Disciples live a life of Leisure