Great thoughts, Jesse!
Having a packed schedule certainly helps me accomplish more of what I’m scheduling, but doesn’t take into account happy accidents, like meaningful conversations or taking advantage of good weather for some Troy Stories interviews. This is especially true when I’m working in a public location like a…
do you feel like 3 hours a day of “real” work is going to be enough time each day?
Man, it scares me to be writing this publicly, but here goes anyway.
Before this schedule, I was getting way less than 3 hours of “real” work done a day. (By “real,” I’m assuming you mean that I’m a designer and that…
the qualified candidate is male
First of all, presbyteros—the word used for “elder”—translates to “older man or woman,” so it’s not really gender-specific.
Secondly, consider the context. English has natural gender, where the ideas of masculine and feminine…
There is only one person that can fulfil all of these criteria — Jesus Christ.
Not sure I’m with you on that. Pragmatically, I can’t imagine that Paul was either 1) giving criteria that no one can fulfill or 2) suggesting that Jesus was the only one qualified to be a leader in the church or the community. Certainly, the…
Thanks for these great thoughts, Jason Ogle! One quick squabble though:
I think the Bible verse you mentioned is a bit out of context. Paul was referring to appointing elders in the church (bishop’s if you will) not politician’s (i.e. king’s) to rule a nation.
Interesting! I wonder if it’d be worthwhile to build some sort of—pardon my buzzword-ness—gamified versions of tasks around writing documentation. Getting a little hit of dopamine every time I write some documentation could certainly incentivize me to do it more.