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church. I was twenty-four and bristling with ambition. Riding the wave of the Jesus revival, the college group I had helped lead had grown to eighty. I
Using Temptation's Power
Implications of a Leadership survey
For those who did respond, the familiar problems surfaced: sexual temptations headed the list (41 percent), followed by the temptation to quit (30 percent), ambition (22 percent), and
MANAGING TO MINISTER
An interview with Peter Drucker
Two ways. One is a demand answer; one is a supply answer. The demand answer is simple. There are so many young, educated people who are struggling with ambition and isolation.
Taming Ambition. Richard Exley. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print. Holy Ambition. For years I found myself trapped in the vicious cycle of competition.
Uncovering Hidden Agendas
We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum
Now That I'm a Grown-Up
In the last chapter, I discussed the issue of ambition and how recognizing that we've already been discovered by God can help us retread our tires for the second half of our ministry.
The Wessingtons: Handling the "Big Break"
Is this your climb up the corporate ladder?" I didn't answer her until six months later, when I said, "A little bit … plus thinking it may be God's will, and a little bit of pure ambition to do what
To Illustrate Plus
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Commitment to the church is noble. Sometimes, however, personal ambition gets mixed in, endangering the leader's spiritual well-being and the well-being of the leader's family.
Leader's Insight: Pastoral Ambition
All this "success" is working against God's purposes, and chipping away at our souls.
Leader's Insight: Pastoral Ambition. All this "success" is working against God's purposes, and chipping away at our souls. I want to talk about pastoral ambition.
HOW PURE MUST A PASTOR BE?
A Leadership Forum
now it's the small, everyday battles. Leadership: What are the daily battle areas? Peterson: Ambition, pride, lying, sloth, anger. I can be angry for six months
Leader's Insight: The Subtle Sin of Grandiosity (Part 1)
Is my life in ministry helping or hurting my walk with Christ?
Leader's Insight: The Subtle Sin of Grandiosity (Part 1). Is my life in ministry helping or hurting my walk with Christ? John Ortberg, guest columnist. 0; tweet;
But Do You Love Me?
However, as much as I want to connect with my listeners, no one really wants to hear the details about my current inner battles with doubt, pride, dissatisfaction, anger, lust, or ambition.
Progress Your Can Measure
Overcoming discouragement so you can move ahead.
church was not wrong. Our longing to minister where the differences between us and the church were not so sharp was not unholy ambition. I believe now
Training the Core Workers
person's desire to do those things he's already good at. (He obviously has no ambition for things he does poorly.). If a certain weakness is so bad you can
"Leadership: A Unique, Personal Mosaic"
of God, to strike for the redemption of the aesthetic kingdom of the soul of man — music and art and poetry, or rather, the proving of Christ's redemption of it.… An ambition, a longing
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substance. Would you take it? More than half the athletes said yes. Sports Illustrated (4/14/97) (Ambition, Cheating). PLEASING GOD. (1 Thess. 2:4). In
Minding My Own Business
In Paul's list of the acts of the sinful nature in Galatians 5:19-21, for example, I saw envy and selfish ambition mentioned in the same breath as orgies, idolatry, and witchcraft!