91. What quotes impact you as a leader?

The above picture is the amphitheatre in ancient Ephesus. Leaders throughout the ages have shared good principles that have developed from their experience that we would do well to take note of and remember.  Here are a few quotes that have the power to impact our lives. Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. Read more about 91. What quotes impact you as a leader?[…]

90. What legacy are you leaving?

Max de Pree, says, ‘I wish that at a younger stage of life leaders would know in their hearts, that what they’re figuratively ready to die for is going to change.’ Rite and I have just completed a two-day process of discernment facilitated by friends of another mission organisation, along with some of our YWAM Read more about 90. What legacy are you leaving?[…]

87. Is acedia a part of me?

Some of you will be saying – what the heck is that?  Acedia(from Latinacedĭa, and from Greekἀκηδία, “negligence”) according to Aquinas, the word describes a state of listlessness, of not caring or not being concerned with one’s position or condition in the world. Other words often connected with it would be – apathy, sleepiness, a Read more about 87. Is acedia a part of me?[…]

86. How are you managing people?

Isn’t it funny how particular words mean different things in different cultures and organisations?  Being a visionary organisation as YWAM, the word pastoring didn’t initially sit with us so well.  We are about reaching the world, denying self and completing the great commission. Where is the accomplishment in looking after people’s needs?  We DO care about Read more about 86. How are you managing people?[…]

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