When Good Goes Bad – Confident to control freak

We celebrate titans of technology who forge uncharted territory with their creative genius. We admire their vision, determination and fearless confidence. We eagerly await their latest innovation. But genius comes with a price and they have a reputation for being tyrannical leaders.

It happens to average folks like you and me too. Good goes bad. And we swing from confident to control freak.

Wondering what that looks like? We can help:

  • If you constantly burn relational bridges…..you might be a control freak.
  • If you are always trying to fix people… you might be a control freak.
  • If you consistently interrupt and dominate conversations… you might be a control freak.
  • If you lose your temper and blow things out of proportion… you might be a control freak.
  • If you worry about everything… you might be a control freak.
  • If you always have to be right… you might be a control freak.

Our control issues are as old as Adam and Eve. We want to be in control because we we’re not convinced God is. He needs us to take over and take charge, right? Wrong! God loves us. He is for us. He is gracious and generous. He is able to work all things out for our good. So take a deep breath. Take a step back and take a break from your bungling efforts to rule your own world.

Weekly challenge – Yield control to God

Comment – We want to hear from you.  Complete this statement – “If you………..…you might be a control freak.” 

Romans 8:28, 31-32 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.  What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

This is Part 2 in a series
Part 1 – Addicted to approval