How Christians Can Be Attitude Leaders in Times of Deep Transition (Part 4 of 4)

Patience, Diligence, and Strategy Patience. Now to the importance of patience in transition. We all need it. But some need it more than others. For the sentimental traditionalist, patience poses little to no problem. They’d be happy if nothing changed. But for people eager for change, people jaded by change, and (a strange bedfellow) the ...

How Christians Can Be Attitude Leaders in Times of Deep Transition (Part 3 of 4)

Types and Patterns But as much we have communal wisdom for everyone in times of transition, we also have unique directives for different types of people: the combative, those eager for change, the complaining sentimentalist, the jaded cynic, the naïve optimist, the die-hard dreamer, the lazy one, the people pleaser, the pushover, the stick-to-business kind, ...

How Christians Can Be Attitude Leaders in Times of Deep Transition (Part 2 of 4)

Some guiding scripture verses:  Be Gentle and Kind. Galatians 5:15. “For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.” Pace Yourself Ecclesiastes 9:11. “The race is not to the swift or ...

How Christians Can Be Attitude Leaders in Times of Deep Transition (Part 1 of 4)

God built this earth on tectonic plates and the universe on the dying and rising of a great family of stars. He founded the universe on change. Strange for a Being we think of as The Great Unchanging One. This means that, no matter how firmly we grasp onto human tradition or institution, we better ...

The Shaping of Our Hearts

  Hey Friends, For the next few months I have a challenge for you. It has to do with your heart. Your heart plays a bigger role in your life than you may realize. Its rhythms are essential. If it is a strong or a weak muscle, either way it will impact everything else you do. And your ...

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Humility For Our To-Do Lists

This morning I was driving, on my way to work, when I saw my daughter unexpectedly at her day care. Guarded faithfully by her teachers and the school’s playground fencing, she was in lost in wonder among a group of children, swarming in controlled chaos. She was oblivious to my passing by. As I pulled ...

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Equipping Lydia

I wanted to invite you to check out this video from the founder of Equipping Lydia, Rev. Laura Beach.  Here Laura describes the work of spiritual direction and creating space for men and women to experience the touch of God's love for them and the world they inhabit.  Currently, I offer spiritual direction through EL ...

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