Actions of Love and Service

Actions of Love and Service

As I move about and work with various communities and individuals, I am deeply encouraged by the rising stories of God at work in small and ordinary ways. The faithfulness of those who seek to serve is great.  We have much to celebrate about who we are and the way in...
Mentors to us in our faith

Mentors to us in our faith

Think about a time when someone was incredibly important to your faith journey. What was it about who they were that mattered?  What did they bring to you?  How did they engage with you?    Where did they enable you to grow?  What did they do, or say that opened up...
A Healthy Leader??

A Healthy Leader??

What does healthy leadership look like? How do we know? What behaviours, attitudes, words, and tones do we see in healthy leadership? How do we know when leadership is unhealthy? What difference does it make to the life of a community? One of the strategic directions...
Godly Play

Godly Play

I recently shared with others in a Godly Play Core Training opportunity.  In those three days I saw several people experience an alive moment.  When they went from not being sure about sharing and leading a story, to being on cloud nine because they did what they...
Who is watching who?

Who is watching who?

I was reading an article on the abc news site the other day about China’s social credit system. Essentially you get credit for ‘good works’ as defined by the state and lose credits for ‘bad works’, again as defined by the state. It got me...
See Things Differently

See Things Differently

“See things differently”. The words on the side of the building in a different place and time from my own normal reality, reminded me strongly of the need to be open. As leaders within our communities and congregations, and wider church life, there is always the need...