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Tag Archives: humility

Whelp, there it is: 15 Signs of False Humility

29 August 2013, 06:00

Stephen Smith

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The leader of a Texas sect once wrote a letter to me in which he said that he wished he could open a vein for me in order to save my soul. That sounded quite nice, though I already follow Jesus—a point I had (fruitlessly) made in several private Facebook messages back and forth with […]

The Glory of Children

31 May 2013, 06:00

Jay Rowland

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At first glance, this verse seems to be just an obvious, happy statement. Perhaps one that suggests the rewards of a large family. But as with all of the Proverbs, it’s good to linger a bit. The verse contains some assumptions that are kin to those verses that encourage us to obey our parents and […]

Toxic People: Narcissists in Ministry

7 March 2013, 06:00

Moderator

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The most read Hope Blog posts in the last four years have been the the series addressing toxic people and how to deal with those in your life who are unrepentant human destruction machines. These posts have received tens of thousands of hits over the last few years as those searching have come across the […]

The “Joy” and Power of Guilt

13 August 2011, 12:00

Eliza

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Humble and proud. Guilty and righteous.  Loving and judging. They sound like opposites, don’t they? Maybe that is because they are. However, during my time in ATI, they often were so mixed that I was a bit confused as to their meaning. It was totally unacceptable to be proud, of course. God resists the proud, […]