Resources by Topic: Time Management

Engaging the Crowd

Engaging the Crowd

Do you ever feel like everybody needs something from you? If so, you’re in good company. Jesus knew what that was like. Read or Listen →

The Value of Rest

The Value of Rest

When’s the last time you truly took a day of rest? On that day, did you experience quiet? Was your phone switched off? You're invited to a new pattern of rest. Read or Listen →

How to Avoid Burnout

How to Avoid Burnout

Shona Murray was busy doing things for God’s kingdom when she had an emotional crash. She had been neglecting health and rest, and it caught up with her. Read or Listen →

Resolutions on Time

Resolutions on Time

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Have you ever made resolutions about diet and exercise? Leslie: This is Seeking Him with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Nancy: Have you ever considered making some resolutions about the way you spend your time? Jonathan Edwards did. He was a preacher used by God in the first Great Awakening, and as a teenager he wrote 70 resolutions for ...
Resolved to be Kind

Resolved to be Kind

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: A lot of our New Year’s resolutions are pretty predictable. "I'm going to manage my time better." "Cut down on caffeine." "I know Mom and Dad are going to get memberships to the gym because they need more exercise." Nancy: Have you ever thought about making a resolution to be patient? Jonathan Edwards did. Jonathan Edwards: When ...
The Last Hour

The Last Hour

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: At a time when people are thinking about New Year’s resolutions, it can be helpful to review the resolutions of Jonathan Edwards from the 18th century. Even though he was still in his teens, many of his resolutions showed that he focused on the end of his life. Jonathan Edwards: Resolved never to do anything which I ...
Eternal Resolutions

Eternal Resolutions

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: As we come to a new year, we like to think about ways the coming year could be better than the last one. That’s what New Year’s resolutions are all about. At this time of year, I like to review the resolutions of a wise man named Jonathan Edwards, who lived in the 1700’s. His resolutions encourage ...
Busy for God

Busy for God

It’s easy to get so busy serving others that we don’t have time to cultivate intimacy with God ourselves. Read or Listen →

Crazy Busy, Day 2

Crazy Busy, Day 2

Do you ever feel like life is a battle you lose every day? That all you’re doing is scrambling through your to-do list before doing it again tomorrow? Read or Listen →

Crazy Busy, Day 1

Crazy Busy, Day 1

Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

A Restless, Foolish Heart

A Restless, Foolish Heart

"I’m busy." We all say that to each other frequently. But sometimes busyness is a mark of a full life lived for God’s glory, and sometimes it's not. Read or Listen →

Healthy Rhythms in a Family

Healthy Rhythms in a Family

You’re always teaching your kids—through your words and your example. Find out why living out an authentic faith makes a difference to the next generation. Read or Listen →

A Rhythm of Work and Rest

A Rhythm of Work and Rest

Do you ever feel like life is a battle you lose every day? That all you’re doing is scrambling through your to-do list before doing it again tomorrow? Read or Listen →

The Villain with 1000 Faces

The Villain with 1000 Faces

Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

The things you display on the outside—your words and actions—reflect what’s on the inside. Join Nancy and learn how to guard your heart. Read or Listen →

Trust and Obey

Trust and Obey

Sovereignty. It sounds like a big, complicated word. But our approach to God’s sovereignty influences the way we approach situations every single day. Read or Listen →

Start Your Day with God

Start Your Day with God

How do you spend the first part of your day? Do you turn on the weather channel for that updated forecast or glance through the newspaper? Read or Listen →

Buy Some Stamps

Buy Some Stamps

In a world of email, instant messaging, and phone texts, how can you deliver a message that will really cut through the clutter? Read or Listen →

Giving to God First

Giving to God First

Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

Number Your Days

Number Your Days

When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why, today. Read or Listen →

Our Confidence

Our Confidence

Here's good news about adversity: It shows you what's in your heart. So when your finances, your patience, or your ability is being squeezed where do you focus? Read or Listen →

God's Power

God's Power

Rather than creating just another set of resolutions this year, ask God what He wants you to do. Read or Listen →

Time Robbers

Time Robbers

How much of your time falls victim to “time robbers"? Today Nancy Leigh DeMoss defines what those might be and helps us recognize and remedy those things. Read or Listen →

The Tyranny of the Urgent

The Tyranny of the Urgent

What gets in the way of our priorities? Phone calls, emails, homework, chauffeuring, a one day sale at the department store, and other urgent interruptions? Read or Listen →

Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

What would you and I discover if we got a weekly printout on how we spend our time each day? Would we be pleasantly surprised or shocked at your priorities? Read or Listen →

Review God's Priorities

Review God's Priorities

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could set up an appointment with God to get your lifelong job description? Today, Nancy talks about God's purpose for you life. Read or Listen →

A State of Bondage

A State of Bondage

The American Dictionary defines bondage this way: “The state of being bound; under restraint; involuntary servitude; slavery and captivity.” Read or Listen →

Going Deep

Going Deep

There is one reliable way to learn humility, compassion, and trust. It is to give. Read or Listen →

Taking Aim

Taking Aim

When your car is out of alignment, it slowly drifts in the wrong direction. The same thing happens to us. Read or Listen →

Extending Our Hands

Extending Our Hands

Is the world attracted to perfection? Guest Sharon Jaynes maintains that people want us to be authentic about our needs and struggles. Read or Listen →

Let God Fill Your Plate

Do you find yourself frazzled by all that’s on your plate? Would you be brave enough to submit your calendar to the Lord, trusting Him to fill it as He sees fit? …

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Planner or Free Spirit?

I was not a planner. I convinced myself I was a free spirit--an artiste. I smugly told myself that I didn't need to make plans, because I had faith. …

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What in the World Do You Want?

Do not love the world. The apostle John wrote these words to the early church. What does it mean to avoid worldliness in the 21st century? Dr. Crawford Loritts offers a balanced perspective. He says that avoiding worldliness isn't primarily about setting up rules or unplugging from society. It's an issue of love. Do you love God or do you ...

Crawford Loritts Crawford Loritts What does it mean to avoid worldliness in the 21st century? Dr. Crawford Loritts offers a balanced perspective. Do you love God or the things He provides?  Continue Reading →

Message 6: The Truth About Priorities

Tired? Anxious? Overwhelmed? Betsy Gomez can relate. She shares how it is possible for your distracted heart to find peace and rest in Jesus.

Betsy Gomez Tired? Anxious? Overwhelmed? Betsy Gomez can relate. She shares how it is possible for your distracted heart to find peace and rest in Jesus.  Continue Reading →