Wasteland Kings

Tag: strength

I don’t like being weak. While, it’s a vital part of my relationship with God, it’s not something which excites me. In recent months, I’ve had a fair amount of dealings with my distaste for personal weakness. Back in November, I experienced a mild concussion. Some of the symptoms of this concussion have not completely faded. Long story short, I’ve had a mild to moderate headache for about three months now. Sadly, this symptom and a couple others, don’t respond…

Who will be at your funeral? In the past, this question made me wonder how many people will be at my funeral. Will a few dozen people attend or a few hundred? Today I asked myself a very different question because of a news article I read. A little over two weeks ago, Satoru Iwata passed away from cancer. He was the CEO of Nintendo at the time of his death and his role in the company inspired the creation…

‘We need weak men who in their weakness become strong’ – Matt Chandler This quote really hit home with me because when it comes to serving God or helping others I tend to focus on my strengths. I also tend to avoid my weaknesses; I don’t even like talking about them. As Chandler points out, I need to focus less on what I can do for God or others with my strengths and look more to what God can do…

I wonder how many of us feel like the only person who doesn’t fit in at church? I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt like I’m going through initiation at a fraternity when stepping into church. Even when many of us find a small group and get plugged in, we still fight the feeling of being an outsider. A good deal of this problem comes from our unhealthy tendency to compare ourselves to each other. Because we compare ourselves…