What is your approach to making room for God in your life?
When you’re overwhelmed
Setting priorities and slowing down
Making room for God consistently
What is biblical meditation?
Advice for the younger generation
People in the Bible making room for God
Chronos and Kairos time
References and resources:
Tommy’s book: Space to Breathe Again: Hope for the Overloaded and Overwhelmed*
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Photo Credit of boy with Bible: Samantha Sophia
Tommy Thompson is a native of Richmond Virginia, graduate of Davidson College with a BS in Sociology, and a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary. He has been an owner for the last 35 years in a wide array of businesses including retail, manufacturing, and service, both by way of start up and acquisition. In each of these entities he has served as CFO and/or CEO. Tommy has served for the last 15 years as a partner and CFO of Washington DC South, a land development company actively developing over 2000 acres between Richmond and Washington, D.C.
Tommy is also founder and owner of Thompson Coaching and Consulting which provides coaching, consulting and resources for those seeking to integrate and maximize who they are in all areas of their life.
Tommy hosts a podcast, Space for Life, and released his first book in the fall of 2021, Space to Breathe Again: Hope for the Overloaded and Overwhelmed.
Outside of work hours Tommy actively mentors many people and is an avid golfer. Tommy has been married to Weezie for over 41 years and has two amazing sons, Chris and Alex and two wonderful daughters-in law, McKenna and Nina.
James Early, the Jesus Mindset Coach, is a Bible teacher, speaker, and podcaster. He conducts Bible workshops online and in person. His focus is on getting back to the original Christianity of Jesus by embracing the mindset of Christ in daily life. Contact him here.
Psalm 18:19 NIV
19 He [God] brought me out into a spacious place; he rescued me because he delighted in me.
Psalm 23:1, 2 NIV
1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,
Acts 5:34, 35 NIV
34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while.
35 Then he addressed the Sanhedrin: “Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men.
John 10:10 NIV
10 I [Jesus] have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
Matthew 11:28-30 NIV
28 Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.