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?[…]

79. How about a radical rethink?

Do you like having your thinking challenged? I read a book a while back called ‘Rework’ by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson and it did just that. It’s amazing how we hear phrases that are used so often, they begin to become part of our belief system. Sometimes, just like the value of ministering in the opposite Read more about 79. How about a radical rethink?[…]

64. Does your passion need restoring?

Passion appears to be a force that moves people beyond ordinary human activities.  Some seem to have had it all their lives, others find it grows on them.  Sometimes you have it for a while and then lose it.  One thing is for sure – you know when you have it and quite aware when Read more about 64. Does your passion need restoring?[…]

56. Are you in danger of Mission Drift

I was struck by the statement in Peter Greer and Chris Horst’s book, Mission Drift, that says, “It’s the exception that an organisation stays true to its mission.” They made it clear that the unfortunate natural evolution of many originally Christ- centred missions is to drift. I touched on this topic some months ago with Read more about 56. Are you in danger of Mission Drift[…]

54. How about making time to evaluate and dream for this year?

At the beginning of a new year, it’s a great opportunity of thinking about your life past, present and future and this letter is dedicated to help you in that process. Challenge: I want to start this letter by bringing a challenge to you of putting aside a morning, a short time each morning of Read more about 54. How about making time to evaluate and dream for this year?[…]

52. Developing a value-driven culture?

The second law of thermodynamics states that everything swerves to rot or put more nicely, tends towards decline. Mission drift is that law lived out in an organisation. Mission drift is inevitable if we are not intentional about maintaining two things: keeping a clear focus of our vision and purpose, and communicating and continually living Read more about 52. Developing a value-driven culture?[…]

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