Contrary to popular opinion, it isn’t possible to achieve “a balanced life,” counsels the Rev. Jack Shitama. Balance requires active engagement with each day’s happenings.
Methodism’s founder John Wesley was right – the disciplined practice of what the Rev. Jack Shitama calls “keystone habits” prepares Christians to mature into spiritual leaders.
The Rev. Jack Shitama offers four down-to-earth techniques for putting Jesus’ spiritual counsel against worry into practice.
The Rev. Jack Shitama delves deeper into how to take an emotional stand, using his own life experience of learning to take responsibility for using his feelings effectively.
In the church, it is almost impossible to lead change, unless you, as a leader, can take emotional stands in a healthy way, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama.
The Rev. Jack Shitama expands on his previous post on mature discipleship with guidance on how to help form and guide followers of Jesus.
A mature disciple of Jesus exhibits characteristics resembling those “fruits of the Spirit” that Paul talks about, says the Rev. Jack Shitama.
In his weekly post for Christian leaders, the Rev. Jack Shitama outlines the reasons he finds for working to keep The United Methodist Church from breaking apart.
A faithful fan of the Washington NFL franchise for nearly all his life, the Rev. Jack Shitama tells the team’s owner, Dan Snyder, why he can no longer support the team.
Like the mustard seed of Jesus’ parable, really big changes start with small steps that sometimes can only be seen with the eyes of faith, says the Rev. Jack Shitama.