40. Can you forget yourself?

I was recently challenged in my thinking by a little book by Timothy Keller called the freedom of self forgetfulness. I will summarise some of the content for you in the following letter. The traditional thinking for centuries has been that the main problem in our world is hubris, Greek for pride, and that people with a high self-esteem pose a greater threat to those around them than those with low self-esteem. Today we tend Read more about 40. Can you forget yourself?[…]

39. Is my leadership in danger?

“Jesus called them together and said, you know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.” Mark 10:42 I read a little book by Lord David Owen a while back called “The hubris syndrome.” He was a Politician in Britain for 26 years and he talks about Hubris as the ‘intoxication of power.’ The word Hubris comes from ancient Greek and Read more about 39. Is my leadership in danger?[…]

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