Inspired To Encourage

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Mark Driscoll’s new book Who Do You Think You Are? Finding your new identity in Christencouragement 2looks like a series of sermons put into printed form but they’re engaging, often practical and refreshingly biblical. In one segment Driscoll describes a conference speaker who produced “an absolute buzz,” not because of his speaking but because of his encouraging words. He genuinely was interested in everyone he met, especially in those who served. He looked each person in the eye, sincerely thanked them, encouraged them for the difference they were making at the conference and expressed his appreciation. The man clearly was interested in the people he met. They, in turn, were touched and encouraged by his brief affirmations.

This story reminded me of people who practice random acts of kindness. An Internet search revealed a “Random Acts of Kindness Foundation” and website that encourage random acts of kindness in all of us including…

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