John Calvin is often quoted as saying, “From birth, our hearts are idol factories.” We hit this planet in pursuit of the created, searching for what can be found only in the Creator. When I ask people how they are doing, they often reply, “busy.” We define ourselves by what we do rather than by what Christ has done. The result is that we are weary and restless. We need more than just a day off. I find myself coming back from a week’s vacation needing a vacation from my vacation. A day (or week) off is not enough …
Rev. Chan Kilgore is pastor of CrossPointe church in Orlando, Florida. He also serves on the board of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network and as the city visionary for Vision360 Central Florida.