The Christian life isn’t primarily about growth for the sake of personal improvement, but receiving the basics of Jesus’ death and resurrection. It’s time we shrink from our elaborate, self-involved spiritual aspirations of do more, try harder. See, we tend toward doing because, well...doing is about our self-progress and we like to take credit for our achievements. But the gospel is about the foundation of what has already been done for us.
Much more at: 3 Steps To Shrink Spiritually | The Resurgence