The culture sees independence as maturity, but for us that’s not good enough. Interdependence is maturity.
Tag: team leadership
Why do pastors, who know and teach the importance of relationships in church, have such problems living it out? Why is it such a common issue to wonder whether pastors are allowed ‘friends’ in church? Are the demands and duties of being a pastor so great, that we are exempt from the normal patterns of friendship?
Today I’m saying farewell to my PA. Loyal, efficient, intelligent, discreet – she is everything I’ve ever wanted from a personal assistant. And today she’s finishing working with me, and starting a new chapter of service. I’m thrilled for her, even as I count the cost for me. As the team said our goodbyes to
We have a little rule at the church council: on most issues we don’t discuss and decide at the same meeting. It’s a high value for me, because I’ve learnt the hard way the price I pay for steamrolling something through. Years ago, but still fresh in my mind, I thought we were all sorted