Tag Archives: New Year’s Resolutions

You Don’t Need a New Year’s Resolution to Lead a Better Christian Life

[A brief re-post from the archives.] When you belong to Jesus, your life is always pleasing to God because the Spirit of Christ lives the life of Christ in you and for you. I know, you think you need to … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution Hasn’t Changed in 2000 Years

Despite yesterday’s post advising against New Year’s resolutions, here’s one that is always appropriate: ***

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Choosing Words for 2016 – a guest post by Claudia Dahinden

[This post originally ran in German on Swiss writer Claudia Dahinden’s blog. She agreed to translate it for us here. After you’ve read this, please visit her English language blog too. Claudia comes up with marvelous ways of looking at … Continue reading

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The only New Year’s resolution I’ve made is 2000 years old …

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Is Your New Year’s Resolution To Live A More Pleasing Christian Life? I Advise Against.

[A brief re-post from the archives.] When you belong to Jesus, your life is always pleasing to God because the Spirit of Christ lives the life of Christ in you and for you. I know, you think you need to … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Perspective On Putting Your Mistakes Behind You

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Don’t Ask Me Why I Kept Running On A Twisted Ankle

[Despite my insistence yesterday that New Year’s resolutions are ridiculous I decided to repost this piece from the archives. (Originally published on New Year’s Eve 2012.)] *** When you get up to run before dawn, it’s dark out. When you … Continue reading

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If Your New Year’s Resolution Is to Live the Christian Life, Don’t Bother

When you belong to Jesus, your life is always pleasing to God because the Spirit of Christ lives the life of Christ in you and for you. I know, you think you need to resolve to do better, that you … Continue reading

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