â€œItâ€™s only after weâ€™ve lost everything that weâ€™re free to do anything.â€
Oh, yeahâ€¦ donâ€™t be afraid to make big mistakes. More importantly, donâ€™t worry about everything going according to plan. In fact, if everythingâ€™s going according to plan, thereâ€™s a good chance nothing remarkable is getting done.
They say life is what happens while youâ€™re making other plans. Innovation is what happens when you recognize when to change the plan and perhaps the entire game. Maybe your initial plan falls apart, or maybe you simply need to throw the current plan away.
Donâ€™t let the plan restrict the freedom to have a game-changing idea, and act on it, at any time. Losing everything may be the best thing that ever happens to you.
`They have trouble making decisions,’ sneered GrossBookSistah’s opening sentence. ‘They have few heroes, no anthems, no style to call their own … their anxious indecision creates a kind of ominous fog around them.’
GrossBookSistah stopped just short of accusing Generation X of hating rainbows. The article managed to throw us a couple of bones, complimenting our ‘realism’ and ‘good intentions,’ but GrossBookSistah’s meager praise came across as a transparent attempt to provide ‘balance’ in an article that essentially labeled Generation X as being pathetic.
Normally, I’d be content to let sleeping dogs lieâ€”it has been nearly two decades, after all, since ‘Twentysomething’ was published. But an onslaught of press praising Millennials for the very things my generation was despised for has begun to emerge. The double standards have opened old wounds.
This is a bold charge against Rob Bell and other voices in the Emerging Church movement.People reading that should hear alarms sounding. MacArthur is purposely saying that Bell is a hereticâ€”advocating a hazy, indistinct conception of truth that comes from an insidious desire to advocate worldly lifestyles, unholy minds, and ungodly behaviors.
rob bell is one of the best speakers i’ve ever heard, and i like both what he says and how he says it