Resolved, to take hold of the moments in which I would gravitate towards pride, to repent, and to ask God for humility.
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One of the folks in the chat loosely defined humility as a “tool” to be “used.” In essence, humility is a sort of a crescent wrench in the leader’s proverbial toolbox. I didn’t like this definition. I didn’t like it one bit.
Be the real you. Kill the digital version.
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…
We trick ourselves into thinking we’re some infallible being and that everything that we do has to fall in line with that definition. This can come from a prideful place. It can also come from a insecure place. Either way, this is an unhealthy way of doing things.
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Kenny Silva is the husband of a beautiful wife named Suzanne, the father of a perfect little peanut named Cesar, an incoming student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Ph.D. in Systematic Theology), and the author of Launch Your Life: A Guide to Growing Up for the Almost Grown Up (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2013).
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