Rev. Dr. Stephen Pietsch, lecturer in pastoral theology at Australian Lutheran College in North Adelaide, Australia, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about acedia and how to respond to it, including what acedia is, the symptoms of this in our lives, how to keep praying through acedia, talking back to Satan (antirrhesis), and more ways to fight acedia. Read his article “Fighting Acedia: Tips for the Struggle Against Sloth” in the March issue of The Lutheran Witness at witness.lcms.org/2022/fighting-acedia.
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