Tag: humility

Resolved: 1. A Life Devoted to Good Works and Humble Service

Resolved - Resolution #1

This post is part of the Resolved series: a collection of 21 personal resolutions that I’ve written.

If you’d like a little more information, please visit this introduction to the Resolved series.

Resolution # 1

Resolved, to diligently pursue a life of good works and humble service towards all those whom God would place in my path; to do this by His power alone, not mine, in a manner that would give Him all the glory and make His name great.


Only Proud People Use Humility

Proud Humility

I popped into a Twitter chat about leadership and humility last night. One of the questions posed was this:

“Is humility technique or character?”

One of the folks in the chat loosely defined humility as a “tool” to be “used.” In essence, humility is a crescent wrench in the leader’s proverbial toolbox. I don’t like this idea. I don’t like it one bit. Starting with the definition of the word, here’s why.


Why Pride Will Ruin Your Life

Prideful Lion - Pride Will Ruin Your LifeI’m writing today’s post because pride is the sin I struggle with the most. It lays heavy on my heart. Pride has caused me to stumble numerous times in my life and I fear it will do the same to each and every leader who succumbs to its subtle embrace…

Here’s what pride will tell you: