Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Pride category


An acquaintance spoke with transparency of his journey to Jesus. He went from an obedient, academically, and athletically successful boy to a young man in college driven by status, greed,…

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God's Handiwork

I was taught to love, care, protect and provide for the weak, the poor and the vulnerable. Why? Because they are weak, poor and vulnerable. Yet if that is my prime motivation, I could end up letting…

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God's Demands vs. My Desires

"I grew up on a reservation in South Dakota, filled with resentment and anger toward the white man." These were the words of a man sitting next to me at a banquet. He shared with me that…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Ambitions?

What is my greatest ambition in life? Ambitions define how I allot my limited resources of time, finances, and talents. Jesus understands this as He asks me, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Critical Heart or Merciful Heart?

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3 NIV …

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Struggles on the Journey - My Hubris

Hubris – excessive pride and a sense of self-importance - is a constant temptation for me. Yet if you knew me well, you would understand that my hubris constantly rubs shoulders with the…

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