You might have heard of Slow Food or The Slow Food Movement. It advocates for regional produce, organically grown food, food prepared with care and nutritious food. It’s a contrast to fast food like takeaways and microwave meals; meals which are obviously not always the healthiest option. In a culture often obsessed with fast (food),ultra-fast (broadband), and even instant (noodles); slow goes against the grain. We even seem to be obsessed with speed when it comes to reading the Bible. Bible-in-a-year plans encourage us that in just 3.2 chapters a day we can read our way through the whole Bible in 365 days.
That’s a pretty quick when you consider you’re attempting to read, contextualize, comprehend, and apply to 21st Century life an historic document that is 2000 + years old and originally written in Hebrew and Greek. Notwithstanding if you get a couple of days or weeks behind you’re going to be reading like crazy to catch up!