I once had an intern who was über talented, personable, sharp, loved people and the lost. His problem, though, was that he couldn’t stay put. He constantly hopped from one ministry to the next; from one church to the next; from one city to the next. I thought I could fix it. I didn’t. Since I have known him I can’t even count how many different things he has done. I once said that the best thing for him would be to get a car payment, a mortgage, married, and have children. Maybe those things would slow his changes.
In chapter 3 of his book, Ordinary, Horton begins by contrasting children with adults. Children are fascinated with everything and the newness of everything, shifting attention very quickly from one thing to the next. In contrast, as we mature and become adults, … Read More »