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Insights on Success from John Calvin

There’s a section in John Calvin’s two-volume edition of his Institutes of the Christian Religion called “John Calvin to the Reader.” In just four short pages, Calvin provides many insights and takeaways on success. Here are five of those takeaways. 1. We should not presume

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Take Up Your Cross

“When Christ calls a man,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes, “he bids him come and die.” Jesus carried his own cross to Golgotha (with some help from Simon of Cyrene, of course) and part of Christian discipleship means that you, too, should carry your own cross as

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How Theological Labels Are Helpful and Unhelpful

Everybody has theological convictions. And when we want to express those convictions, we often do so by labeling ourselves. By “labeling” I mean when you associate with a particular doctrine in self-referential terms. This is when you say, “I’m Reformed. I’m a credobaptist. I’m a

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The Blessing of Weariness

I like to pair seemingly contradictory words to reveal how these words do not contradict one another, but complement one another. My paradoxical method includes using the word “blessing” and then coupling it with an experience or feeling that we typically do not associate as

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Godlier Than Last Year

I used to hate the month of January. I’m not a fan of cold weather, so I would say that January and February are the worst two months of the year. If I can just get to March, then I’ll be happy again, I told

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