Perhaps not quite as tawdry as what you may hear there, but I am none-too-proud of myself.
I was asked to write a weekly column for Shoestring Ministries. Doing a mental knuckle-crack, I thought for a while. Sure, I’m moving and all — a little busy – but the people need me. The message of Shoestring? From the website: encouraging Christians to change their behavior by changing the question. Instead of “What’s in it for Me?” ask “What’s in it for Him?”
Pfffft. Softball. I got this. I really should show the people how it’s done.
That, Dear Internets, is what Proverbs 16:8 refers to as the classic pride before the fall scenario. My version actually says it this way, “Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.” Um, “haughty spirit” table for 1. That was me. Ouch.
Then… (cue ominous music)… The Move. [Read more...]