Important Things to Know about Leading Worship

Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever – Westminster catechism Just to be clear, glorifying God in this context does not just mean giving glory to God in worship, at least not in my opinion. It is talking about showing the character...

Is suffering a choice

I have to say right from the start that by any measure there are ‘degrees’ of suffering. In the developed world few know what it is like to suffer to the degree experienced by those in the developing world. So in talking about suffering as a concept, we...

IRTDMN – Growing Leaders

Over this weekend I have the privilege of talking to a group of church leaders about IRTDMN. Just in case you don’t know it stands for Identify Recruit Train Deploy Monitor Nurture, but it is¬†basically about growing leaders. I first came into contact with it...

Living, Loving, Making A Difference

I just started reading a book by Brendon Burchard. Can’t say it’s a Great Christian Classic, because it isn’t. In fact although he name-checks God I’m not even sure where he stands on the¬†faith thing at the moment. Truth is though that you can...