Welcome to Godscout! We're an outfitter, equipping God seekers with help, hope, and prompts for holy adventure.
Most everything here at Godscout is written or produced by JL Gerhardt, writer, Bible teacher, and storytelling minister. Gerhardt writes books and speaks across the country, inspiring and equipping God's people to seek His face and follow His path into unexpected, thrilling, rugged, and wonder-soaked kingdom living.
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LATEST BLOG POST:
… Today, everyone is “busy.” It’s a defining feature of the modern life. When I tell people I can’t do something or go somewhere because I have other obligations or because I’m trying to cut back on commitments, they say pointedly, “Everyone is busy.” When I tell people I’m trying to learn to rest they laugh and say, “Tell me when you’ve got it figured out.” Busy-ness, blinding, life-crushing busy-ness is perfectly acceptable, expected even.
If you can’t handle it, you’d better hurry up and learn how.
Thing is, I do know how. I’m better than most people at juggling obligations and getting things done. I’ve been a go-getter, achiever, hustler for decades. I know how it works.
And I know how it hurts…