How to Be Great in God’s Eyes (Part 2)

take risks

We continue exploring how to be great in God's eyes. If you didn't catch step one, start here: How to be Great in God's Eyes (Part 1). Step 2: Taking Risks for His Kingdom You know the parable Jesus told of the talents. Three servants were assigned chucks of money to steward – significant amounts. Two were rewarded and one was cast into outer darkness to a horrific fate. But what did he do wrong? It wasn’t that he didn’t manage the money. He did manage it; he just didn’t manage it … [Read more...]

How to Be Great in God’s Eyes

How to be great in God's eyes

My son flirted with greatness not long ago. It happened during a recent trip we took to Stone Mountain here in Atlanta. For those unfamiliar with the attraction, picture a 600-foot-high rounded rock surrounded by flat land for at least 70 miles in all directions and you’ll start to get the idea. Apparently, about 90% of the mountain is underground. Don’t ask me how that makes it a mountain, but its geographic label is hardly relevant to the story. What makes Stone Mountain unusual is the … [Read more...]

Answer the Call to Greatness: Give Someone a Nudge

We all know it doesn’t take much to start a lot of hurt. Still not sure who fired the first shot on the greens of Lexington. It doesn’t take much to start a lot of good either. Think Rosa Parks. Or Mother Teresa. It clearly doesn’t take a bulldozer to get big things started, although it sure can feel like it. All it takes is a nudge. But you can’t nudge someone else toward greatness until you have the courage to first nudge yourself toward greatness. Every day. At times that task … [Read more...]


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