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Finding balance

Finding balance

Balance is such a difficult thing. It requires putting the right amount of stress on the right things and that’s sometimes hard. Take the matter of loving yourself for example. It’s hard to make sure you have the right amount of self-esteem. Too much is pride, egoism,...

Finding balance

Narcissism, Depression and the Bible

This Sunday, we will explore the relationship of Narcissism, Depression and the Bible--seen through the lens of Jeremiah's side-kick, Baruch. Our main passage will be Jeremiah 45. In this passage, we see Baruch's depression and how it is related to his narcissism....

Sermon: Narcissism: The Pinnacle of Pride

Sermon: Narcissism: The Pinnacle of Pride

At the outer limit of these forms of pride is the narcissist. It is one thing to be arrogant, but a narcissist takes it to a much higher level. A know-it-all wants people to listen to him; a narcissist is crushed if he isn’t heard. A vain person desires the approval...