““Everything is permissible for me”, but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible for me”, but I will not be mastered by anything.” These words from 1 Corinthians 6:12 are the heartbeat behind Burn The Ship. Because although you may not be slave to a major addiction, though your actions might all be legal, and even if nothing you are doing is frowned upon by our culture (or even your community) does not mean that all you do or think is beneficial to you, or to others.
Jake and I are wanting to make more resources available to everyone who is a part of this movement. We have been reading books and listening to podcasts related to burning ships, both for personal gain, and to filter through which are helpful in achieving real change. One that we are reading now is gods at war by Kyle Idleman. (The lack of caps is intentional.) In the intro to the book, Kyle asks, “What if I told you that every sin you are struggling with, every discouragement you are dealing with, even the lack of purpose you’re living with are because of idolatry?”