Tag Archives: Humility

Gleaning with Ruth

There is a lot to be learned from Ruth 2. At first glance, there are always the agriculture similarities, and they are just too good not to expound on. But, I also think there is much to be applied when … more »

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The Mission-field Next Door

Ever since my lower education, there has always been an emphasis on progression up the corporate ladder. The thinking being that all people desire to obtain the maximum amount of money and power available to them in life. This ambitious … more »

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Missio on Joseph: Thinking Through Power

It is easy for Christians to shy away from power.  Jesus Christ, the author of our faith, was essentially homeless and devoid of any earthly authority while in this world.  He commanded us to turn the other cheek when attacked.  … more »

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The Worst Interviewee in the History of Egypt

In Genesis 41 Joseph doesn’t have a lot going for him.  Based on the reference of Pharaoh’s cupbearer, he is summoned to Pharaoh to interpret Pharaoh’s dream.  To put it in modern terms, Joseph has one reference and one “work-related … more »

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Missio on Joseph: The Humility of Starting at the Bottom

Filing, sending faxes, scanning documents, setting up lunches – these are all part of my daily responsibilities: me, a college graduate and one who has always worked hard to do my best and be at the top. Most days I … more »

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An Appeal for Cultural Humility

In the wake of a Facebook post that offended many Asian American believers, Jody Wiley Fernando asks whether American majority culture evangelicals can gain not more finely tuned cultural competencies, but rather adopt a posture of cultural humility. more »

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