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

You're testing me

When things seem to be going all wrong, where's God? Is He testing you, giving you what you deserve, making an example out of you ... or what? Tags:  Trial, Perseverance, Faith, Campbell

How to receive a compliment

Why is it so hard for us to take a compliment? And should we? Aren’t we ‘humble sinners, saved by grace and through no works of our own’? Isn’t it prideful to revel in the praise of men? Here’s what I’ve learned about receiving compliments; 4 simple tips: Tags:  Compliment, Gratitude, Campbell

10 Takeaways on honesty

A group of young men recently asked me about integrity and honesty in the workplace, where there's pressure to take shortcuts or fudge certain details when the reward seems to outweigh the risks. So here is my ‘Top 10” on the topic of honesty. Tags:  Honesty, Integrity, Truth, Trust, Campbell