95. What’s your rule of life?

There is a rediscovery going on in recent times, where we have come to recognise that over the centuries there have been some very godly men and women who have had a lot of wonderful things to share.  This revelation makes us realise that we are missing out on some gold nuggets of truth if Read more about 95. What’s your rule of life?[…]

83. Do you have enough margin?

I was reading Adele Ahlberg Calhoun’s book called Spiritual disciplines handbookthe other day and she relates the following story: A friend of mine tells of how the word of God came to her one day through her four-year-old daughter.  The mother was busy hurrying her daughter out the door when the little girl replied, “Mommy.  Read more about 83. Do you have enough margin?[…]

78. What’s on God’s agenda for you this year?

Do New Year’s Resolutionswork for you?  I just googled ‘new year’s resolutions’ and do you know how many results there were?  Almost 14 million.  People are interested in seeing change in their lives and they see the beginning of the new year as a great time to turn over that new leaf, to have a Read more about 78. What’s on God’s agenda for you this year?[…]

76. Do you live in vulnerability?

I often find myself in settings where there is an opportunity of receiving prayer and ministry and the question is asked, “How can I pray for you?”  At that point I have a choice.  What level of openness will I share at?  Something on the surface and a little safer or something much deeper? When I Read more about 76. Do you live in vulnerability?[…]

74. Time to journal?

For the past decade, doctors and psychologists have been taking notice of the health benefits of reflective writing. They note that wrestling with words to put your deepest thoughts into writing can lift your mind from depression, uncover wisdom within your experiences, provide insight and foster self-awareness. Similarly, a recent news article discussed the benefits Read more about 74. Time to journal?[…]

68. How attractive are you as a leader?

My wife Rite was running a preschool workshop in Mozambique and gave a gift of a small mirror to the participants.  Some had never looked at themselves in a mirror before, so you can imagine it was quite the experience for them.  Now they knew how they looked to others.  So when I looked in Read more about 68. How attractive are you as a leader?[…]

59. Is your personality showing?

I recently came away from a meeting feeling quite frustrated at the lack of process included in the decision making and spoke to another leader who was complaining about the lack of implications thinking involved.  However a third  leader in attendance, came away feeling that it had been one of the best meetings to date Read more about 59. Is your personality showing?[…]

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