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Conviction: What would you die for?

This guy is good. I like his line, “We’re the most aggressively inarticulate generation to come along since, you know, a long time ago.” I often ask people, “What would you die for?” Most people are unable to answer with conviction. And that’s a shame.   It’s particularly a shame …
By Seth Barnes
This guy is good. I like his line, “We’re the most aggressively inarticulate generation to come along since, you know, a long time ago.”
I often ask people, “What would you die for?” Most people are unable to answer with conviction. And that’s a shame.
 
It’s particularly a shame for those of us who say we’re Jesus followers, but who fill our lives with a ceaseless quest to fulfill our own small needs. Such a pursuit is not enough to build a life around. And, as Taylor Mali points out, our narcissism and ambivalence is reflected in our speech.
 
How about you, what would you die for? Is it reflected in the way you speak?

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