I remember being in a worship band that came with a sound technician, and lights and smoke machines. We would play, dance, worship, and then be gone… What happens to the worship leader if they are unable to reach the musicality of the traveller… the local pastor who has to write a new sermon every […]
On Mondays we take a look at different manifestos and wonder if there’s something we can take learn from and apply to our lives… 1. Nostalgia for the past and utopian dreams for the future prevent us from looking at our present. 2. Nature is the flow of change within which humans exist. Evolution is […]
If they keep quiet, the stones will cry out. The earth vibrates at around 8Hz… some people call this the heartbeat of the earth, I prefer to call it “the song…”
When failure is an option, dreams are made possible.
Leadership as Story Listening… Here is a great video I found on SwissMiss about leadership and story telling. Many of you know I have argued vociferously for change of language… of a complete doing away of the language of leadership to a language and culture of service. I have been an advocate of listening as […]
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I used to think the aim of preaching was to bring people to a place where they were face-to-face with God, the cross and their possible futures. These days I wonder if our aim should be to bring us face-to-face with ourselves. We can’t force God to reveal Himself, and yet we preach in a […]
“Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion.” ― Brennan Manning
The only truly effective weapons Christians hold in the war for transformation of our communities and people are grace, hope and love.