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Our world needs rest. This is something that’s becoming more and more obvious these days as our culture squeezes as much as it can out of as little as possible – all the time. People’s spirits/souls are running on empty, our environment is barely alive, and we just keep going. Enter A.J. Swoboda, a pastor from Portland, Oregon. A.J. sees this reality and decides to voice his concern and a solution. What is that solution? It’s found in the Bible, and it’s called Sabbath rest. This week we’re joined by A.J. as he talks about his new book, Subversive Sabbath, and what it means to rest.


 

Who’s Our Guest?

Dr. A. J. Swoboda is a professor, author, and pastor of Theophilus in urban Portland, Oregon. He is the lead mentor of a Doctor of Ministry program on the Holy Spirit and Leadership at Fuller Seminary, and teaches theology, biblical studies, and Christian history at a number of other universities and Bible colleges.


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A.J.’s newest book (the one we’ve been talking about) is called Subversive Sabbath: The Surprising Power of Rest in a Nonstop World.

 

 

For more info, check out ajswoboda.com.

 

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