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."
“That I would be able to set boundaries on my life so as to provide space for my relationship with God to develop.” My mouth hit the floor as I heard it. It was a blessing to have my folks sleep over at our house recently. Chatting with mum, chatting with dad both one on […]Read more "The best prayer point I’ve ever heard asked for."
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?"
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’."
So there I was, standing in a school staff room and I happened to be looking at a poster advertising ‘harmony day’. Now there’s enough people out there being negative at the moment, so I don’t want to add to that but I have to admit I realised something. The word ‘harmony’ of course […]Read more "Unity times Diversity."
I’ll be honest, I’m kind of into movies. Not only that I’m seriously into comic book movies. You probably have to be to design and build a guitar based on ‘Captain America’. Anyway, why are movies like wonder woman, dawn of justice, guardians of the galaxy, marvel’s avengers and so on making so much money? This […]Read more "2 Reasons for the return of the comic book hero."
I was trying to think of things that I have learned that will come in handy in the future and the following came to mind after a long, long drive of prayer and just thinking. Leading change in a church context is leading change amidst two beautiful but sometimes volatile things; tradition and volunteers. Change happens […]Read more "Ramblings on change"