Gereja merupakan organisme yang hidup dan bukan sekedar organisasi buatan tangan manusia. Gereja harus di mulai di rumah tangga kita masing-masing dan bukan sekedar aktivitas religius belaka namun bagian kehidupan sehari-hari. Gereja harus jadi terang dan garam di luar dinding gedung gereja. Sebab gereja adalah kita
Minggu, 25 September 2016
What I Learned By Giving Up the News for 30 Days
What I Learned By Giving Up the News for 30 Days by Chip Brogden
For the past month I have observed a self-imposed “news blackout.”
I stopped watching the local and evening news.
I unsubscribed from breaking news emails and text alerts.
I turned off the news apps on my phone.
I stopped checking Google News or Facebook in the spare
minutes in between whatever I’m doing online. You may wonder “why” I have disconnected from the news media. I could be really spiritual and just say that’s how God led me. Sure, I believe He did lead me to do that. But it was
kind of a mutual agreement – as much my decision as His leading. As
for reasons “why” beyond that, I could point to some lessons learned,
and some of the benefits I have gained, by NOT watching, reading, and
listening to a steady stream of negative events as they happen...