Posts with the tag “perfection”

Reframing Perfection
February 15th, 2021
I don’t know about you, but whenever I hear Jesus described as “perfect,” I feel some kind of yucky feelings arise in me. It makes my failure feel closer. It makes me want to quit trying and it makes ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Spiraling out of Perfectionism
February 10th, 2021
I have always been an observer. I like to sit back and watch what is going on rather than be in the center of it all. When I take a step back and gain enough distance to observe the church as a body, ...  Read More
by Devon Radford
The Perfect Pursuit of Holiness
January 11th, 2021
My prayer for myself this year is that I would faithfully pursue holiness, not perfectionism. The definition of perfectionism is “the refusal to accept any standard short of perfection.” In the perfec...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Resolutions: Contentment
January 2nd, 2019
When it comes to resolutions, I’ve always been a ‘go big or go home’ kind of person. Every year after all the Christmas presents have been unwrapped my mind starts to think about all the ways next yea...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Resolutions: A Year of Freedom
December 29th, 2018
The term resolution has never quite settled with me. I like the terms growth, enhancement, or development much, much better. Resolutions have unfortunately been associated with the New Year for me and...  Read More
by Devon Radford
October 12th, 2018
What is rest and what does it look like?The original Greek word for “rest” means to: cause or permit one to cease from any movement or labor in order to recover and collect one’s strength.I’ll be hone...  Read More
by Devon Radford
Seeing Spots
February 5th, 2017
A Challenge To Perfectionism (and Another Reason to Get Excited about the Super Bowl) The Falcons are playing in the Super Bowl. How cool is that to read? If you’re not a longtime fan or a wanna-be AT...  Read More
by Devon Radford