Re: Christian Hobbies
I'd have a hard time considering a hobby as being either secular or Christian.
Originally Posted by Youssarian
A hobby is what it is. A diversion or interest in some way that allows us (usually) some creative expression or outlet. FWIW, I'm a model railroader and I like being able to use disparate abilities, from technical to artistic to recreate a small slice of life. Sure one can take anything to an extreme.
It is only the cynic who claims “to speak the truth” at all times and in all places to all men in the same way, but who, in fact, displays nothing but a lifeless image of the truth… He dons the halo of the fanatical devotee of truth who can make no allowance for human weaknesses; but, in fact, he is destroying the living truth between men. He wounds shame, desecrates mystery, breaks confidence, betrays the community in which he lives, and laughs arrogantly at the devastation he has wrought and at the human weakness which “cannot bear the truth”. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in Ethics.