In the beginning, when Adam and Eve decided to disregard the authority of God, our nature was seared with rebellion. We are called to submit to God, Spiritual Leaders, and Civil authorities. By doing so, our life will speak volumes to the community around us.
This is part two of a series on the Ladder of Humility by Saint Benedict. If you have not read the first post, be sure to read it first by clicking below: Ladder of Humility (Part One) Step 2: Doing God’s Will (Not Our Own or Other People’s) This second step of humility holds threeContinue reading “The Ladder of Humility (Part Two)”
“Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in Heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.” – Ecclesiastes 5:2 Those words are incompatible with the evangelical culture of our day. We live in a world that is polluted withContinue reading “The Discipline of Silence”
As I shared in my last post, one of the books I am reading is Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. The goal of this book is to help believers to not only be spiritually mature but emotionally healthy – and yes those are two different things. Scazzero, the author, goes into detail on how the great trials,Continue reading “The Ladder of Humility (Part One)”
I love to talk about books (I’m a pastor and I work in a library, what can you expect?) At many of the staff meetings of The Rescue Church, I ask my staff what they are reading. I have learned through great men and women that Leaders ARE Readers! I want to share with youContinue reading “Three Books YOU Should Read”