Category: Character and Values

  • Fathers’ Day

    Fathers’ Day

    Some thoughts for Fathers’ Day: Fatherhood is an important calling from God. We play an important in the lives of future generations.

  • First Sunday of Advent: One Year, One Thing

    First Sunday of Advent: One Year, One Thing

    “If every year we would root out one vice, we would soon become perfect men.” In this post, I invite the reader to think of one sin that they want to overcome and commit it to the Lord in the coming year.

  • Rooting Out Pride and Cultivating Humility

    Rooting Out Pride and Cultivating Humility

    As a follow-up to my recent post about pride, I share a few practical biblical suggestions for dealing with pride and developing humility.

  • Killer Pride

    Killer Pride

    Perhaps one of the worst sins is one that almost all of us have, but few confess. We do not notice it in ourselves, but we recoil when we see it in others. That sin is pride.

  • Joseph in God’s Leadership Training Program

    Joseph in God’s Leadership Training Program

    Genesis depicts Joseph as the first Israelite to emerge as a world leader. As a youth, he dreamed that his brothers and parents would one day bow before him (Genesis 37:5–11). By the time that actually happened, he was a changed man, equipped by God to lead. He started with dreams and ambition. He developed through God’s leadership training program, and found himself in a place where he could serve others for God’s glory. This should be the pattern for all Christians who seek to become leaders, whether in the church or in secular institutions.