Transforming Your Body

This is an updated version of a Bible study I did in 2006 on the role of the body in spiritual formation in Christ. It is inspired by Dallas Willard’s book, Renovation of the Heart. This article on the body is part of a series from my class for counselors on “How People Change.” (See my…

Becoming a Good Person by Being in Jesus’ Easy Yoke

In Jesus’ easy yoke we can become the kind of person who genuinely and consistently loves God, neighbors, and even enemies. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus explains what a truly good (and happy!) person is like and how to become one. But most of us who seek to follow Jesus don’t understand his teaching in the Sermon on the Mount and in the inward transformation of the heart he brings.