Monthly Archives for January 2011

How to Be Ready for What Comes Next

Quit worrying so much about the future. Figuring out your calling isn’t as hard as you think it is. You will live with much more peace and will be much for effective at what God is calling you to do … Continue reading

31. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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From 2 to 5 in 4.5 years

Four-and-a-half years ago my wife and I left the South Bay and moved into our small two-bedroom Peninsula condo, a family of two. Tomorrow we move out and move back to the South Bay, a family of five. We never … Continue reading

28. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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More Gospel!

Read Dane Ortlund, The Radical Gospel, Defiant and Free. The heart of the article: …so to startle this restraint-free culture with the gospel of free justification that the functional justifications of human approval, moral performance, sexual indulgence, or big bank … Continue reading

27. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 3 comments


This is Straight-Up Awesome

“This is Straight-up Awesome” is the only title I could think of for this post. Watch this video (get through the first minute of advertisements) to see straight-up awesomeness in action. I hadn’t heard of “Gymkhana” until seeing this video. … Continue reading

25. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Adventure | 6 comments


Churches Losing Their Sanctuaries

The lead-in from today’s Wall Street Journal, Churches Find End is Nigh: ROSEVILLE, Calif.—Residential and commercial real-estate owners aren’t the only ones losing their properties to foreclosure. The past few years have seen a rapid acceleration in the number of … Continue reading

25. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 2 comments


Remember Your First Love

Whatever your vocation, there is some great content for you in this post by artist Makoto Fujimura, A Letter to Young Artists. My favorite quote from the post: “Strict moralism has never produced great art.”

24. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Pastors, Quit Trying to Be Perfect and Let Jesus Love You

From as far back as I can remember I’ve been a perfectionist. Most pastors are perfectionists. I’m starting to think that a main reason God called me to be a pastor is to crush my perfectionism and set me increasingly … Continue reading

24. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Billy Graham on Aging and Regrets

Christianity Today has posted their recent interview with Billy Graham. Here is the first question and answer: What advice would you give to people who are aging? First, accept it as part of God’s plan for your life, and thank … Continue reading

21. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
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Find a Job You Love

Check out Matt Perman’s spot-on post about how to choose a job. An excerpt: In other words, in addition to becoming more efficient and effective in our jobs so that we can have more free time to serve, we also … Continue reading

21. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 3 comments


Things To Do With the Gospel

Scripture invites and calls us to do many things with the gospel. What can you do with the gospel? You can: -Believe it -Rest in it -Rejoice in it -Preach it -Be strengthened by it -Hope in it -Share it … Continue reading

19. January 2011 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 7 comments


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