Most of us sense two inner forces tugging on our hearts--and our purse strings. One is the need to keep our money to ourselves for our own enjoyment or security. The other is the desire to use our money to bless others and for a cause bigger than ourselves. Why do we have such conflicting desires, and how should we manage them?
Truly attractive people are both confident and humble, but we know from experience that this is a rare combination. If you are capable, it is easy to be confident but difficult to be humble. If you feel lousy about yourself, it is easy to be humble but hard to be confident. Pastor Tiak explains to us why we need to be, and how we can be, confident yet humble.
Are you more of the thinking or feeling kind of person? Do you tend to follow your head and find those who don’t too weak, emotional and unstable? Or do you prefer to listen to your heart and find those who are unlike you too boring, cold and uncaring? In this message, Pastor Tiak explains why we need to be both Rational yet Passionate, not only to succeed in the things we do, but also to find God and relate meaningfully with him.
Are you the carefree and laid-back kind of person who thinks that we should just enjoy the moment and not get stressed up about the future? Or are you more the ambitious, driven type who goes all out to achieve your dreams? In this message, Pastor Tiak explains the potential pitfalls of each type of personality, and explains why and how, in order to live life successfully, we need to be both resolute yet rested.
Stephen Hawking is credited as having challenged the concept of the world we live in. However, what happened at the first Easter 2000 years ago brought about an even more revolutionary revelation of the true nature of life, the universe and everything.
We all hate conflict and strife, especially when it happens in our friendships, or family or in church, but the reality is that most of us have unresolved relational issues in our lives. What if, in spite of our best intentions, we are unable to be reconciled with the people we have fallen out with?
We all know that hope is what makes life exciting and worth living. Yet most of us have painful memories of shattered hopes that shackle us and stop us from daring to dream bigger. How can we move beyond past setbacks to reach our full potential?
Unlike sticks and stones, words may not crush our bones, but harsh words can do something worse: they can crush our spirits. On the other hand, if we reject all criticism and correction, we would be depriving ourselves of a great resource for growth and improvement.