Last week I had the privilege of hiking in the Montana wilderness with Rankin Wilbourne, a dear friend and pastor from southern California.
As we shared about the challenges, blessings and setbacksÂ weâ€™ve both experienced in our personal lives and ministries, Rankin said something I will never forget:
â€œIâ€™ve discovered that anything that humbles me is good for me.â€
Wow. That put manyÂ of my life experiences into a more helpful perspective.
I hope it will do the same for you.
– Ken Sande
PS â€“ Rankinâ€™s first book, Union with Christ, was just featured in Christianity Today. Iâ€™ve just started it myself, but I already see directÂ applications to relational wisdom. I commend it to you as book that will profoundly impact your relationship with God and the people around you.
- Restate or expand on Rankinâ€™s statement in your own words.
- How can this insight help us to deal with the inevitable struggles and failures of life in a fallen world?
- Share an experience that humbled you and eventually proved to be good for you.
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