What do a prince and stonemason have in common? Or an archbishop and an innkeeper? A prime minister and a film star, a rabbi and a footballer, an astronaut and a sheep farmer? They all, at some time or another pray.
I really believe in Jesus and want to follow him, but then I get involved in things I know are wrong, and begin acting like a complete jerk
Not everybody believes Jesus is real, or the messiah. There are many who question the authority and legitimacy of Jesus.
This story is heartwarming and tragic in equal measure, but will definitely have you thinking about the quality time you spend with the people closest to you.
I’ve never heard a sermon about God’s sense of humor. Nor have I read a theology book that lists God’s laughter as one of his immutable characteristics?
“The Christians are right: it is Pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began.” ’• C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
The influence exerted upon society by the silent person is irresistible; there very silence is a proof of wisdom. Indeed, the surest way to gain the respect and esteem of the world, and to keep it, is to say nothing, to express our wisdom, like the owl, by our looks.
The infinite value of the sacrifice required for our redemption reveals the fact that sin is a tremendous evil.
But how and when on earth are we supposed to do all that is the reply received from newly qualified project managers only weeks into their new positions when we describe some of the activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders.
People mostly want to perform at their best; they want to be recognised for leading, winning and generally improving. On the flip side, few wish to be perceived as getting worse, failing, or not trying their best. As such, we often hide failure from others.
Leaders are called to believe and see a beautiful, bright and expansive future for those who can’t see one for themselves.
Winning souls for God is my assignment. Receiving eternity is my degree. Praise and Worship are my slogan.
Our 9-to-5 grind has produced a cult of workaholics. And regrettably, the eight to twelve hour workday hasn’t shifted in years.