The Center of Your Life

Humor me…
 
Ask random people what they believe to be the center of your life.
 
And don’t just ask people who you think will tell you what you want to hear…
 
Ask people who will tell you what you don’t want to hear. Because, they will be more honest.
 
In fact, ask people who don’t even like you. They will be the most honest.
 

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Moneyball Discipleship

“There is an epidemic failure within the game to understand what is really happening…
 
“People who run ball clubs think in terms of buying players.
 
“Your goal shouldn’t be to buy players; your goal should be to buy wins. And in order to buy wins, you need to buy runs.
 
“…what I see is an imperfect understanding of where runs come from.”
 
– Peter Brand, Moneyball

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The Spiritual Disciplines of Jesus Produce Maturity

Paul famously wrote, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Rom 8:28). Paul went on to place that statement in context, “For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters” (Rom 8:29).

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