100. Are you looking after your body?

      Are you looking after your body? Here’s a question for you: What do you enjoy most – eating, exercising or sleeping?  We need all three of course but rarely go without eating, often go without exercising and sometimes burn the candle at both ends, struggle with insomnia and miss out on sleep.  All three are integrated and one effects the other.  To enjoy a healthy life, it’s important to be mindful of Read more about 100. Are you looking after your body?[…]

82. How does the YWAM structure of leadership circles work?

Jesus succession plan: Jesus begins the training of his disciples with a kind of DTS.  Basic application of truth to their lives and outreaches where they preach and see the Holy Spirit really moving in power. Then one day he transitions them from being followers to coming on staff and they are now friends.  All is going well until there is a turn of events and Jesus starts talking of his death and resurrection.  What Read more about 82. How does the YWAM structure of leadership circles work?[…]

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 regard to our values and made mention of the fact that in physics a theory for drift is called the Read more about 56. Are you in danger of Mission Drift[…]

53. Do you share leadership?

How do you share leadership? Some would say, you are either the leader or you’re not, you can’t share it! In the times when Kings ruled nations, there was no question of sharing the leadership. His word was the law and you went against it at your own peril. Today we experience a continuum of leadership styles from centralised to decentralised with varying degrees of movement towards one or the other. For instance, the government Read more about 53. Do you share leadership?[…]

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