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Subverting success

‘I’m aiming to be successful.’ It’s a phrase I’ve heard in conversation countless times.

Pastoral care Helen Thorne
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From the student seeking good grades, to the individual pursuing promotion, or the young mum launching a new midweek group, to the team member setting out on the new church plant, people want success. And understandably so. No-one sets out on a venture determined to fail. No-one aspires to be that person who ‘does mediocrity well’.