Tag: pride

Leaders Leverage Their Influence for Good

  The most influential leaders inspire us without even being aware of it. They lead by example. Instead of using their position and power for personal perks and privileges, they find a way to bless others. This axiom made it to my “top ten” list awhile back as I reflected on nearly forty years of […]

Remembered For What?

  During the recent sabbatical that my wife and I enjoyed, we spent nearly three weeks in Germany. I was struck by the contrast of two well-remembered leaders in German history—a night and day juxtaposition. The significant dates are October 31, 1517 and January 30, 1933. Martin Luther, priest, pastor, professor and theologian in Wittenberg, […]

Humble Pride

  How do you gauge your humility level without becoming prideful? Is it possible to notice the growth of humility in your life and yet not become boastful? Can you be proud of your humility? Or is there such a thing as humble pride? Such an oxymoron, right? Sort of like jumbo shrimp, huh? The […]