Changing Pace

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

We’ve been blogging here at The Christian Pundit for a year now, most of that time with five new posts a week. We’ve been surprised and encouraged to see the blog grow in steady readership from all over the globe. Yet, as an extra in life it has been something of a breathless pace. After sitting back to reevaluate and prioritize our stage of life and ministry we’ve decided to slow the pace and scale back in this area.

More and more, we see people getting much of their spiritual food and fellowship online. While canned sermons, articles and blog posts are good supplements to a healthy soul’s appetite, they are no substitute for face-to-face fellowship, mentoring, discussion, and prayer. Sometimes we are tempted to squeeze other things in life in order to pump out posts here: hospitality isn’t as frequent as it could be, devotions aren’t as long as we’d like, and the kids have to wait five minutes before we do something together. That’s not to say that blogging is bad; it’s to rearrange priorities. Continue reading

Correction

One of the blessings of communion of the saints is mutual correction in love. A reader brought to my attention that my post on God’s Gracious Law, while it did note three aspects of the continuing use of the moral law: (1) conviction of God’s holiness and our sin; (2) pointing us to Christ, the fulfillment of the law; (3) the law as rule or guide for thankful Christian living, it did not fully state the three-fold use of the law in the way historically understood in Reformed thought.
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