109. Do you have conversations on purpose?

There are all kinds of statistics given how women talk three times as much as men but actually there is nothing substantial to back them up.  The reality is that men & women probably talk as much as each other if they are extrovert and if they are introvert, they don’t talk as much!     Read more about 109. Do you have conversations on purpose?[…]

105. How do you spot leadership potential?

The bible suggests that the state of a nation is influenced strongly by the leaders it puts in place.  When Israel installed a good king, the nation was prosperous and flourished.  When a bad king took over, the nation went downhill. We see the results of good and bad leaders in our families, teams, bases Read more about 105. How do you spot leadership potential?[…]

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?[…]

65. Are you aware of your shadow mission?

We all have a purpose of being here on earth.  As soon as we come to the Lord and often even before, we can have a sense of destiny and anointing for certain activities, tasks or callings.  In order to fulfil these callings there is a preparation phase in our life where we develop our Read more about 65. Are you aware of your shadow mission?[…]

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[…]

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