Sun 5 July 2020 (Rooted in Sabbath)
Additional Reading on Taking a Sabbath Day
Book: The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer
(Sabbath is one of four ‘practices’ that Comer offers as antidotes to the strain of busy lifestyles).
Book: Garden City (subtitle: Work, Rest and the Art of Being Human) by John Mark Comer
All John Mark Comer’s books are easy to read, insightful and practical.
Download: How to Unhurry Workbook
(contains lots of practical ideas for planning a Sabbath day).
Book: The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath by Mark Buchanan
Book: Sabbath as Resistance – saying NO to the culture of NOW by Walter Bruegemann
Sabbath as Resistance offers a transformative vision of the wholeness God intends, giving world-weary Christians a glimpse of a more fulfilling and simpler life through Sabbath observance.
and one slightly off-piste
And something a bit different…
Book: The Sabbath by Abraham Jos Heschel
This book, written by a Jewish author, explores Sabbath purely from a Jewish (Old Testament) perspective. It is beautifully written and if you’re a deeper thinker you may enjoy seeing Sabbath through Jewish eyes, even if you don’t agree with all of his conclusions!