Tag: humility

  • The End of Me

    “Finish the sentence, “Jesus became real when….” Often our walk with the Lord is relegated to an afterthought when life is good. It takes a tragedy, a bad medical prognosis, or news of an impending crisis to force us to our knees. It is precisely during those times when Jesus becomes a more realized presence […]

  • Better Together

    As a zealous, young missionary I seemed to make the same mistake over and over. Now as a veteran, I find the same never-ending truth must remain continually before me. People are not our projects. We never set out to do this intentionally. Our mistakes are made in ignorance. Our desire is to do good, […]

  • Thriving in Babylon

    I live in South Africa. Our president has multiple wives, has had numerous trials for corruption and other crimes, and it has been proven he used millions of public money for his personal house. Even so, compared to some other presidents around the world, ours is a saint. The multitude of Facebook comments from America […]

  • The Most Overlooked Leadership Traits

    The Bible is full of leadership traits and characteristics. Many of these are not applied. We all know of countless examples where leaders had a love of money, did not walk in sexual fidelity, or raise those dreaded “PK’s” (pastor’s kids, indicating they have issues in their family). None of us apply all the leadership […]

  • Stop Comparing!

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    You may be sick of me talking about Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility, but  it is profoundly influencing what I am thinking about. (I think that is the goal of every author, at least this one!) My thought today has to do with Duane Elmer’s exploration of ethnocentrism. In other words, the […]