Posts Tagged ‘humility’

Not so long ago in a galaxy not so far away, there was battle for the planet earth. They called it … Straw Wars!

Engage in this powerful message concerning the path of Christian humility that lifts us above the kind of divisive political and social vitriol of our day and age. Christ’s way of humility moves the Christian church toward unity in diversity, empowers it to be a model for others, and allows others he enter the faith community to know that they are seen and known by God.



WHEN I WAS A KID GROWING UP IN CANADA, WE PLAYED A GAME CALLED, KING OF THE CASTLE. Friends who grew up in the States called it King of the Hill. Whatever you called it when you were a kid, the point of the game was basically the same. It was to step or stomp on your buddies, scratch and claw if you had to, so that you could get to the top of the heap and sing your victory song: I’m the King of the castle, you’re the dirty rascal (to the tune of Ring Around the Rosie)!

Check out O Lord, It’s Hard to Be Humble. Be sure not to miss the wonderful ending.
It’s sure to leave you smiling!

The strange and sad thing is that we’ve seen grown-ups play an adult version of the very same game in business and politics, in love and marriage, and even in the church. We may even be thinking about one or two of them right now. They are folks for whom, it seems, that it doesn’t matter who gets hurt, so long as they can win, make it to the top, be number one, and stay there! (more…)

“Sometimes you do everything right and the puck bounces the wrong way. Sometimes you play poorly and get lucky. But on the whole, if you play the game right, you’ll get the results you are looking for.”

– Bobby Orr