Was reading the John Maxwell’s leadership devotional today. He was teaching about Solomon’s fall and described 6 steps to his fall: Read 1 Kinds 11 The temptations that enticed Solomon continue to attack every leader. Once we “arrive,” it becomes easy to stop feeling hungry for growth and excellence. How quickly we become satisfied—and how […]
I remember my well my desires for freedom. I would echo things I had heard on movies like, “I have to get out of this town” and “I need to spread my wings”. As high school was coming to a close, I began to get really irritated with my parents. I never really spoke it […]
Whose name will you proclaim? Yours or God’s?
I grew up as a people pleaser, I admit it! Something about seeing smiles on faces and hearing the words,”Well done!” that gave me a sense of worth and accomplishment. Later in life as God continued to mature me, I realized that this was all an outflow of my pride. My “good” was not […]
In the age of self-esteem and superstars, our ego is constantly being over fed to cause us to scream, “I am somebody!” And “Look at me!”. John the Baptist on the other hand told people who he was not (The Christ) and to look to Jesus. Pride comes in many forms and sometimes passes […]