It takes only one poisonous slip of the tongue or outburst of anger to completely destroy our credibility and strip us of relational capital.
Humility does the hard work of actually listening to others. What’s more, humility teaches us to question ourselves.
Be yourself and don’t be too conscious of yourself. Just preach the Word of God.
Stop sneering and ask God to humble you enough to be helpful to those offended at or wrestling with those doctrines you now hold dear.
As this reluctant servant has learned, God does not call the capable, he makes capable the called.
We follow influential leaders, not because we have to, but because we want to.
It is not in our self-interest to be selfish. Rather, self-denial is in our self-interest.
We’re drinking from contaminated water if we believe that we’re the water others long for.
As you start another year of ministry, pursue joy and humility amid the wondrous weight of the task.
Self-glory turns those who have been chosen and called to be ambassadors into self-appointed kings.