Plus, a better way to think of success, pulled from 2 Corinthians.
Even if you speak without accent, you’re a leader and you always get the job done, success means something more.
What do godly leaders and missionaries need to lead well? A lesson from Saul’s life in 1 Samuel 9 shows us that it is too late to begin one’s spiritual development when one is chosen for leadership or faced with a national crisis. Spiritual formation must be nurtured throughout one’s life.
The sheep and the goats in Matthew 25 is a familiar passage to many of us. Sometimes such familiarity can keep us from seeing possible current-day applications. Ken Guenther, Director of SEND U, offers this application of helping “the least of these.”
I believe it is important to make sure we have time for rest, Sabbath, and our families. But we must not avoid all stress at all costs. I am afraid that far too often I say “no” to an opportunity simply because it will stretch me beyond my comfort zone. So how do we reconcile the idea of “maintaining margin” and the value of “stretching ourselves beyond our comfort zones”?