Tonic for Sluggish Christians

Tonic for Sluggish Christians

by Kenneth Westby

“A good couch within easy reach of a low side table is a great way to enjoy TV. Remotes let you flit from channel to channel without moving your carcass out of reach of the chips and Coke, or pizza and beer. I’ve logged time—too much time—in that all-American position. When I see my grandkids assuming the same posture, I think those sluggish kids need some chores or to go outside and get some exercise.

You know a slug when you see one and words like apathetic, indolent, ambivalent, passive, unmotivated, ambitionless, slothful, tired, bored, and just plain lazy might be used to further describe a person in a near static state.

But are there sluggish Christians? Sure, I know plenty. I think I was one for a while. How might they be described?…”

(this article is an excerpt from the September-October 2008 edition of the Sabbath Sentinel)

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