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."
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…"
The standard response to the uncomfortable feedback shared incorrectly* within an organisation goes something like this:
“Well, whether or not this person has a point, it is essentially inconsequential now because they have gone about it in that way.”Read more "When tough feedback comes in the ‘side door’."
And then, the thought hit me: I could stop right there and completely ignore actually re-filing everything and because I have the keys no one would notice any differentRead more "Filing the Soul"