Book Club–The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

Say goodbye to hurry
February 11 - March 18, 2021

Hurry is not just a disordered schedule. Hurry is a disordered heart. – John Ortberg

Psychologists and mental health professionals are now talking about an epidemic of the modern world, "hurry sickness," – a behavior pattern characterized by continual rushing and anxiousness.
Does this describe you? It doesn't have to. You CAN eliminate hurry from your life. Find help as we read through this book. Hint: the solution isn't more time.

Facilitator Art Shenk will lead a 6-week highly interactive, non-lecture discussion group that will use use meaningful points shared by participants from their reading and insights from suggested application exercises. Each evening will end in prayer for one another.



Facilitator: Art Shenk

Dates: Thursdays, February 11 - March 18

Time: 7:30-8:45pm

Where: Zoom (you will receive the Zoom link when you register)

Book: The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer, available on Amazon.

Register/Questions: Email Art at



Week 1 - Part One

  • Hurry: the great enemy of spiritual life

  • A brief history of speed

  • Something is deeply wrong

Week 2  - Part Two

  • Hint: the solutions isn't more time

  • The secret of the easy yoke

  • What we are really talking about is true life

Week 3 - Part Three

  • Intermission: Wait, what are the spiritual disciplines again?

  • Silence and solitude

Week 4 

  • Sabbath

Week 5

  • Simplicity

Week 6

  • Slowing

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