Spiritual Mentors: Frederick Buechner

This week, I am profiling people who have had the most influence on my Christian spiritual life. Today's profile is of a writer who changed the way I view God and grace. Frederick Buechner His Influence: Have you ever had a moment in your life of simple awareness and peace that you didn't exactly know where... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mentors: Michael Roe

This week, I am profiling people who have had the most influence on my Christian spiritual life. Today's profile is of a musical artist that most people have never heard of. Mike Roe His Influence: The first song that I ever heard from the 77s, the band that Mike Roe founded in the late 70s, had... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mentor: David Leyerle

This week, I am profiling people who have had the most influence on my Christian spiritual life. Today's profile is a minister that I knew growing up and later worked under for four years. David Leyerle His Influence: As the Minister of Recreation at my hometown church I would have admired and looked up to... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Mentors

This week, I will begin a series of posts profiling my Christian spiritual mentors. These are people who have, through their writing, life, or art have influenced the way I approach and view God. I do this so that you might begin to recognize those people in your life who have had the most meaningful... Continue Reading →

The More of Christ Newsletter Is Out

If you enjoy the blog and want to receive the latest issue of the More of Christ, Less Of Everything Else newsletter then email me at scott . jeffries {at} gmail . com. This newsletter comes out quarterly and includes the following: - an announcement regarding a new Men's Retreat in the DFW area - simple... Continue Reading →

Good Words

Blog Post: Chris Webb charts the rise of interest in spiritual formation. Article: The seven levels of lying. Blog Post: One pastor's honesty is so refreshing. Top 10 List:  10 Reasons not to believe the guy who says that the Rapture will occur on May 21st. Image: Today's weather forecast calls for rapture .

How to Handle Technology

Here are three steps to manage technology so that it does not become a detriment to your spiritual life. 1. Refuse to feel behind. No one wants to feel as if they are out of touch or behind the times. The truth of the matter is no one is completely up to date on technology.... Continue Reading →

Ways To Connect

I am working on a special post that maps out ways a Christian Life Hacker can use technology to enhance their spiritual life. Look for this post in the next couple of days. In the meantime, here are two easy ways that you can connect to this blog. First, click on the "Email Subscription" link... Continue Reading →

The Christian Life Hacker Sermon

Yesterday, the pastor at our church gave a sermon on how God changes us.  I have eaten lunch with him once but we didn't get around to talking about my passion for discipleship and spiritual growth. So I was greatly pleased that yesterday's sermon was on spiritual formation. In the sermon, he told a story... Continue Reading →

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