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Not the Royal Wedding..

Apr 29th, 2011 Posted in Christology, Faith, Family, Soteriology, Uncategorized, Wife | no comment »

Though I am loathe to admit it, my daughter rose from bed at 04:00 to witness the nuptials of Prince William and one Kathryn Middleton. I am given to understand that approximately 1 billion of her fellow humans did likewise. I appreciate the “romance” of the proceedings, and I understand – at some marginally intellectual level – the ‘draw’ to these events, but frankly, I can’t be bothered. This isn’t because I am not a romantic (I’m not), and it isn’t because I could care less about ‘royalty’ (I can’t). It isn’t even because I can’t stand what qualifies as “newsworthy” any longer (I can’t). So, why can’t I be bothered by this grand event? Simply put, because this isn’t the royal wedding I am waiting for!

What could possibly rise above the event witnessed this morning? What could have more pomp, richer surroundings, and more meaning? Read the rest of this entry »

Christian Leadership

Sep 23rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | no comment »

The content for this post comes from my notes on a talk given by Stuart Briscoe at a local Men’s Breakfast a couple of weeks ago.

What is “leadership”? Is it a skill? A quality? Is it innate? Can it be learned? If you can get people to follow you.. a lot of them, are you a leader? Hitler did that. Was he a good leader? I’d like to suggest that Christian leadership is a bit different than what we view leadership to be today, and then discuss why I believe that’s the case. Read the rest of this entry »