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CVM logo 200pxThe following are articles from the Christian Vision for Men blog. Interesting, insightful and inspiring - a worthwhile read!

  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 7/10)
    4. Leave it looking great I remember hearing a story about a stadium in the UK that was used for a big national event by the Jehovah Witnesses. After the event they had teams of Jehovah Witnesses come into the venue to clean it. They cleaned everywhere, even areas they hadn’t used, they went above […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 6/10)
    5. Creating ‘Value’ for others Lets start with this today, a section from the bible where Jesus is speaking to his disciples. ‘My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.’ John 15:12 So in this, the 5th of the most important things you need to know in life, Aseem suggests we […]
  • Never underestimate the power of prayer!
    Well, what an incredible journey that Pam (my wife) and I have been on. To be told only 3 months ago that I should basically prepare for my own funeral as I was given a 9-month shortened life expectancy was a shock. With the diagnosis of oesophageal cancer, the best I could hope for was […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 5/10)
    6. The Right Questions The next essential bit of need to know information from Aseem’s top ten is this: ‘Ask the right questions’. I like this one because it plays right into a sense of self-reliance and independence. What? Well, I used to make it a bit of a habit to ask other Christian men […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 4/10)
    OK, we are looking at No 6 ‘The 6th grade level of talking’. I think this is about how we can learn skills to talk and share our views by developing really clear and uncomplicated levels of communication. By intentionally talking at a 6th Grade level it is being suggested here that we will be […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 3/10)
    OK, welcome back, we are now in at no.8 on Aseem’s list from the Observer a couple of years back. This is be resourceful. Actually, Aseem called it something like being born with all the knowledge and skills you need. I am not sure that the title helps to be honest, as we don’t have […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 2/10)
    OK, on to Aseem’s no.9 which looks at the pitfall of buying money. You’ve seen that new 4K curved TV in the sale, there is only one left and you can overhear the fella behind you talking about how he is looking for the same, 4K mega TV! This is it, you can’t hesitate, you […]
  • Comfort Zone
    Let’s face it! Most of us older guys like to be in control, to be comfortable, to work within our limits and not to push the boundaries too far. In short, we like to live inside our “comfort zone”! That’s fine – I’ve no problem with that. The easy life has a lot to say […]
  • The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life (Pt 1/10)
    A couple of years ago the observer ran an article called ‘The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know In Life’’ written by Rizwan Aseem. The article is interesting, it talks a lot about success, mainly in relationships and in making money and influence but it also has some other interesting ideas. Over the […]
  • Culture of Generosity
     “Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many?” John 6: 1-14 I have been on the receiving end of some of the most incredible generosity in my life. This has been through money, but also time, and people actively helping out […]

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