Humiliation or Humility

Humility doesn't have to come by way of humiliation. Criticism from others (especially public criticism) stirs up any number of emotional responses, but the conversation you have with God about it will determine whether or not you grow from it.
Tags:  Humility, Humiliation, Theology of Work

A call to humility

The word ‘humility’ comes from the same root word as ‘humus’ which means ‘fertile ground.’ When a man is humble, he becomes fertile ground for God to grow stuff in … stuff like love, peace, joy, patience, kindness, gentleness, faithfulness, goodness and self-control.
Tags:  Humility, Pride, Arrogance, Campbell

Before honor is humility

"You can humble yourself, or I will do it for you." Sounds like something a bully might say, right? Actually, it's probably the experience we've all had at one point or another in life. What if it was an intentional choice on our part, though? Instead of letting our mistakes embarrass us, here are two ingredient for turning humility into honor.
Tags:  Humility, Gratitude, Campbell

No buts

There are few things as attractive as genuine humility. We respect people who 'own it' when they mess up. So why, then, do we so naturally make excuses for our own mistakes?
Tags:  Humility, Excuses, Smith

Becoming Great - By Helping Others Become Great

By Rick Boxx While doing research on "Servant Leadership," I came across a quote credited to a seminary professor named J. Carla Northcutt. She stated, "The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of a great leader is to help people to think more highly of themselves." Think about that for a while.
Tags:  Servant Leadership, Greatness, Becoming Great, Humility

The Noble Art of Leading Humbly

By Rick Boxx Many times I have heard business leaders express their lofty praises for a peer or a key employee. We all like to be valued and appreciated, especially when those we work for or with are the ones that offer words of affirmation. But not long ago I was especially impressed by the comments made by a server at a conference I was conducting.
Tags:  Leadership, Leading Humbly, Leading with Humility, Humility