Tag: learning

A Learning Posture

Each culture and sub-culture will have a slightly different definition of what constitutes a ‘learning posture’. In my neck of the woods, I think reading is characteristic of learning. For some it will be taking online video courses, listening to podcasts. For others it will look like a regular conversation with a wise mentor. We…

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What is the Leadership Mandate?

Hebrews 13:7 and 8 give us a mandate for all Christians in regards to their relationship with their leaders. “Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” As Christians we…

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Personal Growth and Study Projects

Over the last few years I’ve undertaken a few self-initiated study and personal development projects. A couple of examples: – Working through Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology book, taking notes and reflecting on the questions for each chapter. – Taking an online course at Biola Learn on Spiritual Formation and reading through Robert Mullholland’s books all…

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What disturbs you?

One of the things I have found is that God likes to disrupt areas of my life where I am not trusting Him completely. Be that in my work, relationships, hobbies or even in my spirituality and religion. It is so easy to fall into the trap of (attempting to) “put God in a box”.…

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Benefits of Blogging

Since re-starting my blogging endeavours, it’s not taken long to appreciate the familiar benefits. Encouraged to learn more. In order to continue writing it helps to have fresh material. Becoming a life long learner is also one of the ways that I pursue God’s heart – through a posture of receptivity and learning. Encouraged to…

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Little, but often

When I was in Junior School (around 12years old) we had these end of year tests called SATS – don’t ask me what they stood for. I don’t think they even do them anymore. Anyway, I’m rambling! In preparation for these determiners of fate and class setters, I asked my teacher how to revise. (Ever…

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