How to figure out what to do in light of who you are by Trevin Wax.
The start of a new year presents a natural opportunity for organizations to pause and reflect on their practices. But annual reviews can be a source of anxiety as you brace yourself for negative feedback. How do you take criticism well? Frozen by Feedback I have the privilege of leading several endeavors, and at the … Continue reading How to Take Criticism Well
Daily life barrages us with stress. Family, work, money, relationships and more all cause anxiety to build up within our hearts and minds. Oftentimes, though, we fail to recognize our stressors and seek to relieve the pressure through various kinds of excesses. An Urgent Mission, An Unhealthy Excess I used to teach in a high-performing … Continue reading How Your Excesses Reveal Your Idols
What does Christian ambition look like? Is there such a thing? Although Christians sometimes chastise each other for expressing a desire for greatness, Jesus doesn't rebuke this impulse, He redirects it. A Mother's Request: Matthew 20:20-28 Last week I heard a sermon preached on Matthew 20:20-28. It tells the story of the mother of James … Continue reading Ambition Upside Down