Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of me finishing up 32 years of employment in the one place and stepping out into the great unknown. [See my post from February 2017 called "Time to Say Goodbye" and a poem I wrote in December 2016 called "The Great Unknown"). One year on, I am so glad I … Continue reading The Great Unknown … One Year On …
I am really excited to be part of a special 2 day event coming up in Melbourne, Australia on 19-20th November 2018 (no longer 5-6th June) for pastors. It is called The GREAT LEAP. This 28-hour intensive for pastors is a fast-track program to help church leaders gain greater clarity of how they want to spend … Continue reading The GREAT LEAP for Pastors
Love pays attention. Unfortunately, I often get distracted when people are talking to me (including my wife, Nicole), which usually evokes the comment, “You’re not listening to me!” Love means being 'fully present' with a person, paying focused attention to them by looking them in the eye and concentrating not just on their words but … Continue reading Love Pays Attention
In the world we live in, passion is often a key to success and impact. In a research study of over 500 top performers from all areas of work, the arts and sports, this statement was made, “No two were alike, but the one quality they had in common was passion. It was their drive, their … Continue reading How’s Your Passion?
It’s hard to believe that we are already into February! The new year is well underway. I am loving life and really enjoying this new season. Nicole and I continue to base in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland with regular visits to Melbourne to visit our family and friends. This year, I am giving my time … Continue reading 2018 … Off and Away!
It's hard to believe we are already into February! The new year is well underway. I am loving life and really enjoying this new season. Nicole and I continue to base in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland with regular visits to Melbourne to visit our family and friends. This year, I am giving my time to … Continue reading 2018 … Off and Away!
When you were a kid, what excited you? What were you interested in? What gave you a buzz? What made you feel at home? The apostle Paul talked about putting away 'childish things' when he grew up and became a man (1 Corinthians 13:11). But there is a big difference between being 'childish' and … Continue reading Becoming Childlike … Again