Eugene Cho

our love affair with success

Many of have love affairs with “success” which is why we can so easily fall susceptible to a spiral of insecurity.

If we’re honest – no matter who we are and whatever discipline of work we’re involved with – we have some  perception of success.

That in itself isn’t bad but what if our perception of success becomes like a love affair; an obsession of value and self-worth? Check video below (for RSS feeds).

Pastors and leaders aren’t impervious to such pursuits of “success.” In fact, maybe we are more susceptible. And in these days of constant bombardment of various forms of new media, it’s easy to compare ourselves to others – other leaders, churches, ministries, non-profits, etc.

I am no different.

I’d like to think that as I turn 41 soon and coming upon 20 years in ministry, I would have outgrown such shallow comparisons but it’s still an ongoing struggle.

When we’re immature

…when our rootedness is not in the Gospel of Christ, then it leads us into dangerous and lonely places Read the rest of this entry »

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Don't rush too soon to the empty tomb. Reflect on the cross. Thank you, Jesus, for your life & love. Thank you, Jesus, for you have redeemed this day of injustice and violence to be "good." You are truly the Light of the world. #GoodFriday Layover. San Francisco. Having grown up here, my heart still flutters. No other city like it. A quick, busy, & meaningful 26 hrs in Wash DC but managed to go for an hour walk for this view. One of the greatest monuments in the world. A true American hero. #AbrahamLincoln I may stand on different sides on several issues with this man but I'm committed to praying for my President.

Honored to be joining Christian pastors and leaders today for the White House Prayer Breakfast. The great wheel of Seattle. Cloudy on top. Sunny on the bottom. Such is life sometimes.

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  • The resurrection changes everything. It makes the impossible...possible. It gives new eyes, ears, hearts, minds, & souls. It gives new life. || 3 hours ago
  • "He is not here; he has risen, just as he said." ~ Matthew 28:6 He has risen! Christ has risen! || 4 hours ago
  • My heart is bursting. I have a word to preach at church tomorrow... Two word summary: GOOD NEWS! || 17 hours ago
  • Seattle: You're invited to Quest Church for Easter Sunday. Come hear the Good News + Gospel Choir + Communion Feast. http://t.co/fo3vpo4RD5 || 19 hours ago
  • Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting? 1 Cor. 15:55 || 1 day ago
  • "It is finished." - Jesus http://t.co/s4hHROxhf0 || 1 day ago
  • Jesus, thank you for you have redeemed this day of death, darkness, injustice, & violence as "good". You are truly the Light of the world. || 1 day ago

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