Saturday, December 1, 2012

What kind of community?

The other week my pastor gave me a book!
I won’t tell you what it’s called, in case you go out and buy it—it’s not a very good book and I wouldn’t want you to waste your money on it—but it’s all about the church community, and the role of that community in advancing God’s purposes.
For my pastor, however, I think it had another purpose—to send me a message, that “Norman, you need to stop being so individualistic, and start bonding into the community a bit better.”

I’m not knocking Jack Welch! While researching this (checking the spelling of his name actually) I came on a page of Jack Welch quotes. It included this one:
Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.

Now that, I like!
Well, that’s fine. Actually . . .     Continue reading >>

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