June 20, 2010: “Somebodies and Nobodies”

Posted on : Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

But if you’re content to simply be yourself, you will become more than yourself.

~ Luke 14:11

It used to be if you asked kids what they wanted to be, they invariably said doctors, teachers, or lawyers. But these days the typical answer is: “I want to be famous.” A Pew Research Centre poll in 2007 found that 81 percent of 18 to 25 year-olds surveyed said getting rich was their generation’s most important or second-most important life goal; 51 percent said the same about being famous. This in itself is not news; we all know that we are living in a celebrity-obsessed society. government business grants homely.