Bored yet? Going stir crazy? Tired of Netflix or gaming yet?
These are real questions for everyone during this unique time in our history. So, how are you using your time wisely during this ‘extended’ Spring Break / online classes? Being a good steward?
Here are a few pro tips for ya in stewarding your time:
2. Invest a lot of this “extra time” in things that will benefit and grow you in the long run. At the end of this world crisis do you hope to have leveled up to the max level in your video game or binged watched ‘The Office’ for the third time? Please hear me, nothing wrong with gaming and Netflix…I enjoy both. But consider using your time wisely. Here are a couple ideas:
3. Be deep in God’s word - So many times in talking with college students and challenging them to be deep in the word I tend to hear “I’m too busy” or “I don’t know how”. Now is the time because you have more time. My colleague, Paul Worcester, wrote a great article entitled “The Mission is Not Canceled”. Here’s a link to this. One of his points is to go deeper in discipleship, and I could not agree more. THIS is a great season to be deep in God’s word, prayer and discipleship. Not sure where to read or how to study the Bible? Let’s FaceTime or Google Hangout and walk through that together.
We are living in unique times, my friends- moments and opportunities to engage with others about life, faith and destiny. Let’s do what 1 Peter 3:15 instructs us to do.
“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,”
Jeff Prosser is the University Pastor at Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green, KY.