Tag: entitlement

  • Safeguarding Against the Abuse of Power

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    Even the noblest of leaders can succumb to the lure of entitlement. We work hard, often at a lower salary than our efforts should provide. What would be so wrong with accepting the perks the job can provide? In the recent downfall of Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill we saw some of this illustrated, most […]

  • The Subtle Power of Entitlement

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    As a believer, a dangerous belief lurks nearby desiring to take root in our hearts. It’s subtle. It creeps in and begins to affect our emotions and our thoughts. Entitlement. Phrases which start with “I” and include verbs like “deserve”, “am owed”, “expect”, and more. This false belief rears its head in many ways, mostly […]

  • Is America Broken?

    On several recent trips to America, my wife and I have noticed the immense pessimism that is surrounding politics and the economy. People feel like America is going down the drain. They complain and lament about the excesses, greed, and injustice they see. Politics is no longer about the best idea, but who (and what […]