The Rules of Improvement, Part 2

In my previous post, I began a comparison between the Christian life and the game of golf, noting that the best golfers are the best because they seek out the best help then do what their instructors teach them.

In the same way, Christians already have the best help for this “game” called the Christian life; we have the Scriptures themselves.

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The Rules of Improvement, Part 1

Those who know me well know that I love golf. Now “love” may seem like a strong word, but it’s more than “I like to golf.” Of course, I do like to play the game. But I also like to watch it. (Really!) I even read about it!

Life may sometimes be like a box of chocolates, but it is also very much like golf, and a recent article by the legendary golf instructor and analyst, Peter Kostis, offers a great comparison. In this post and the next, I will show how his three great rules of golf instruction are equally applicable to Christians and the Church. (The article is “The Rules of Improvement” from Golf Magazine, November, 2013.)

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A Theology of Planning, Part 3

Having been part of a research group for an eBook that is being written on the “theology of planning,” I am answering seven questions about planning that the author posed to us. Because of the length, I’m sharing my thoughts in three posts.

You can find the original post here and my answers in Part 1 and Part 2I encourage you to share your own thoughts in the comments.

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