COMMENTARY: Challenge and disruption

(RNS) Now we are seeking to transform — transform constituents’ lives and transform our troubled world. Now we are actually “doing what Jesus did.” Now we are disrupting and challenging.

“24/6” (My Last Sabbath Post This Year, I Promise)

I have a confession: after boldly trumpeting here on the blog that I don't turn on my computer from Saturday night to Monday morning, this weekend I violated my own rule. (It was the Olympic Games, see, and I was desperate to know how the gymnastics competition was going, see . . . .) And you know what? I don't feel very rested this week. Matthew Sleeth's forthcoming book 24/6 (out in November) explains this emptiness, arguing that the Sabbath isn't a luxury but a necessity. Oh.