Definition : “En-Theos” ( Enthusiasm). - Greek
Enthusiasm is a word that has its origin in the Greek word,
“entheos”, which meant; ‘having God within’. The present day
dictionary definition of enthusiasm is:
1. Great excitement for or interest in a subject or cause.
2. A source or cause of great excitement or interest
Today the word is used for just about anything that excites our
interest whether or not that interest is inspired by the divine.
Reflecting onthe state of enthusiasm, how it feels, its source and
its trajectory, those who are enthused know themselves and
recognize it each other.
I am reminded also of words and their meanings and so return to the
beginning of these musings and the word ‘entheos’. It is a word created by humans and therefore the history of its usage carries the history
of human achievements and failings, the occasional wisdom and the
plethora of ignorance that denote an awareness of origin. For me,
“entheos”, is about the One, the Real, speaking to and guiding the
It’s been quoted that, “nothing great has ever been accomplished without enthusiasm which drives our desire and
determination to succeed”
. Therein lies the vision of EnTheos Ministries. To
“enthusiastically” provide you with the tools to
achieve your desired goals.
These goals run the entire gamut from gaining
confidence, methods to do so, and becoming
motivated to achieving corporate, church,
family, as well as personal goals..