Category: Theology

making progress as a christian

The Personal Progress Obsession

As I looked over my freshly minted list of goals for the new year, I noticed myself feeling a little bit deflated. I wondered whether my goals were “ambitious” enough.  Was I “dreaming big” enough?  Compared with some of the huge dreams other people have (like writing a book, starting a new job, or moving …

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What Gordon Ramsay taught me about the gospel

One of my favourite shows to watch is Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (and Hotel Hell is pretty good, too!). The premise is that struggling restaurant owners invite world-renowned chef, Gordon Ramsay, to come into their restaurant, evaluate the situation, and help them turn things around to become successful eateries. I’ve been watching the show for …

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