I’m really excited to announce that The Gift is now available to pre-order, ahead of launch day on August 19. IVP here Amazon here 10ofthose here Why preorder? Apart from beating the queue? Because it really helps IVP and booksellers to get a feel for demand. It would bad business for them to stock just
Tag: team leadership
The culture sees independence as maturity, but for us that’s not good enough. Interdependence is maturity.
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