Christians, Protect Each Other from Busyness

Jemar Tisby

All of us have complained at one time or another about being too busy. Time for spiritual, emotional, and physical health keeps getting shoved off to “one day.”

But busyness leads to burnout and Christ came so that we might have life and have it abundantly (Jn. 10:10).  If, therefore, Christians struggle with busyness, then ought not brothers and sisters in Christ protect one another from this life-draining lifestyle?

Here are six ways Christians can protect each other from busyness.

1. Don’t Add to the Busyness 

Most of us don’t intend to make anyone’s life harder but sometimes we carelessly chuck more chores onto an already heavy load.  We make statements like “Can you e-mail me that document?” or “Would you mind setting up that meeting?” or “Can you look over this for me?”  It’s the countless tiny tasks that mount up to make our lives seem unbearable.  In humility…

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