Monthly Archives: February 2015

Friendship: from Wooden’s ‘Pyramid of Success’

2. Friendship: Comes from mutual esteem, respect and devotion. Like marriage it must not be taken for granted but requires a joint effort. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. (Prov 17:17) A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer […]

Industriousness: from Wooden’s ‘Pyramid of Success’

1. Industriousness: There is no substitute for work. Worthwhile results come from hard work and careful planning. “Each one’s work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort of work each one has done”. (1 Cor 3:13) “If anyone is […]

John Wooden’s ‘Pyramid of Success’

This is the first of a series of posts on John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success. Wooden, of course, was the former head basketball coach of UCLA. He is a legend not only for his record of wins, but also for his integrity. He developed his ‘Pyramid’ and required all his players to memorize it. I have […]

A Response to Paul Holloway’s Mockery of N.T. Wright (Gupta)

Originally posted on Crux Sola:
Holloway has recently expressed deep disappointment with his institution’s (Sewanee) awarding of N.T. Wright an honorary doctorate. Now, Holloway has every right to disagree with this, he is also entitled to protest this, but what concerned me was his basis for his protest – he claims N.T. Wright is not a…

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Houston Baptist Conference on Early Christianity – April 16-18

Originally posted on Crux Sola:
Sounds like Houston Baptist is the place to be April 16-18, 2015. NB: John Barclay is always worth hearing! The Department of Theology at Houston Baptist University is pleased to host a conference on “The Church and Early Christianity” on April 16-18, 2015. You can find out more details at…

Did Paul Teach Christian Evangelism? James Thompson Weighs in (Gupta)

Originally posted on Crux Sola:
A few months ago, I eagerly started a series of review posts on James W. Thompson’s new book The Church According to Paul (Baker, 2014), but (alas) I could not keep up with posting during the holidays. So, in lieu of several posts, I am just going to touch upon what…

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