Have you ever had to make a decision for the sake of one group of people that you know will adversely affect others? How do you know which one is the right one? For me, in my position it has to be for the good of God’s people first and foremost. If something starts to […]Read more "Why God helps us."
So recently at Waratah, I have been on a bit of a bandwagon of empowering lay people to step into more spaces of ministry leadership. I am completely aware that in doing so I am possibly running the risk of crafting some well fashioned rods for my own back in future. More on that in […]Read more "Just go with it."
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.Read more "What’s your currency?"
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."
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’."
It has struck me more and more reading Moses’ story that the desert is the place of instruction. In fact, you don’t get out of the desert, until you’ve learned what God wants you to learnRead more "What I’m learning from Moses…"