I’ve found that the most effective question to ask when trying to mobilise a volunteer workforce is: what is the alternative currency? The answer: Time.
I believe the only way to live with your regrets is to see them as the deepest of all lessons. Ever since that day, I swore to myself that never again, when faced with another leap of faith to make, never ever again would I jump backwards in self-preservation.Read more "When you wake up and you’re the senior pastor of Waratah Church."
People are looking for ‘the catch’ the character flaw that reveals the inconsistency.Read more "Why Elon Musk is probably a bond villain."
Debates bring out the worst in us because they are by nature polarising. Moreover, the social media space pours even more oil on the fire as we never have to look our ‘opponent’ in the eye.
When we speak with more ferocity the more inconsistent our words become.Read more "Does pineapple really belong on pizza?"
Many have undertaken a formulaic summary of the Lord’s prayer by which we can structure our prayer journey. Nonetheless I thought I’d have a crack. One advantage of a blog is that you can flesh out ideas and build on concepts that a 25 min sermon won’t allow you the time to do. So, get […]Read more "The nine R’s of the Lord’s prayer."
If we’ve arrived at the point where the idea of serving those around us in practical ways is being called an new type of pastoring, then what on earth has happened to the concept of……pastoring?Read more "Old is the new: ‘New’."
By now many of you would know that after our Carols ‘rain out’ last year for Waratah Church’s Christmas Carols event, we somehow manged to plan our 2017 Carols on the same weekend as the most epic cold front in yonks turned up carrying with it a severe weather warning. Hooray. So much of my […]Read more "When your Carols event get’s rained out…again. Sort of."