Surgery for cancer slowed me right down and taught me lessons about patience that I don’t want to lose as I speed up again.
This was a hard one. I like goals – clear and purposeful, with a deadline, and milestones on the way. A plan without a date is a wish – you know the kind of thing. I’ve used them for years – I mean, I’m no Michael Hyatt or John Maxwell, but I do think good
I’ve had it with the Bible being quoted at me. Or, to be more accurate, I’ve had it when I have the Bible misquoted at me. It’s not just tactless, it’s spiritually damaging, because it makes God seem to promise something which he doesn’t – and then we get angry with him for not delivering
So I lost speaking, leading, visiting – all went from the diary. I thought I’d be able to catch up with some reading, but that was a major reality check too. I had two piles of books waiting to be brought into hospital, but my wife laughed when she saw them – and she was
My blog has been relatively quiet lately, but I intend to pick up the pace a bit because I have a new edge. Up till now I’ve had a few reliable reasons to write. When I was a lecturer training pastors, there were frequent stimulating questions and conversations; as I moved back into church leadership