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Crazy Busy

I'm too busy. We've all heard it; we've all said it.

Dave Gobbett | 09:15, June 2019 - Highfields Book Review

By Kevin DeYoung - (2013) IVP

Crazy BusyFor Being "Busy" in today's world is often seen as a badge of honour or as a sign of importance. Sometimes it feels like the theme of our lives; when will things ever stop? 

In this book Kevin DeYoung helpfully and biblically points to some of the issues that cause this: pride technology, kids, work and a lack of rest to name a few. 

DeYoung points us to a helpful balance between doing nothing and trying to do everything and comforting us with the Gospel throughout. 

This is a must read (short!) book on a big problem!


  1. Hello, my name Is Busy
  2. Here, there, and gone: Three dangers to avoid
  3. The Killer P's - Diagnosis 1: You are beset with many manifestations of pride
  4. The Terror of total obligation - Diagnosis 2: You are trying to do what God does not expect you to do
  5. Mission Creep - Diagnosis 3: You can't serve others without setting priorities
  6. A Cruel Kindergarchy - Diagnosis 4: You need to stop freaking out about your kids
  7. Deep calls to deep - Diagnosis 5: You are letting the screen strangle your soul
  8. Rhythm and Blues - Diagnosis 6: You'd better rest yourself before you wreck yourself
  9. Embracing the burdens of busyness - Diagnosis 7: You suffer more because you don't expect to suffer at all
  10. The one thing you must do.

[ISBN13: 9781783590230]


ALL blog posts during 2018-2019 from the Highfields Contributors:

Crazy Busy
I'm too busy. We've all heard it; we've all said it.
Is God a Moral Monster?
Making Sense of the Old Testament God
The Dignity Revolution
A book about human dignity: about the image of God and how it should influence the way we think about the world
Man seen alive days after coroner pronounces death
News Report ...
To fast or not to fast?
What the Bible says about abstaining from food
Dig Even Deeper
Unearthing Old Testament treasure
Hidden Greatness
Joshua Bell is a world renowned, Grammy award-winning violinist...
John Dart - memories and recollections
Walking with God
Christianity in a world of religions
Dr. Craig Hazen from Biola University was a very welcome guest speaker at Highfields Church on July 7th.
Palliative Care Doctor
As a child I was obsessed with sport - I loved nothing more than chasing after a ball.

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