Posted: 2 November 2015
The story is told that in 1913 Ernest Shackleton the polar explorer needed a crew for his ship the Endurance. The mission: to be the first expedition to walk across the continent of Antarctica. He posted the following advertisement in an English newspaper
MEN WANTED: FOR HAZARDOUS JOURNEY. SMALL WAGES, BITTER ...
Posted: 9 June 2015
I read this article by Mark Sayers recently on 10 Tips for Christian Leaders Who Don't Want To Become Self-promoting Jerks Online. In an age where social media comments threaten to actually swallow the substance of what's being said, I thought that it was worth sharing.
Posted: 13 August 2014
Recently I was asked to speak on a topic that set my wife laughing. “You can’t do that yourself!” she said, and as usual she’s right. The topic was ‘rest’, and my challenge is the same as that faced by many Aussie ...
Posted: 26 May 2014
We all want freedom, but here’s the irony: real freedom is found not in self-expression but in self-control. We live in a society that’s all about freedom to have or do or consume what I want when I want. But a lack of restraint is not ...
Posted: 21 April 2014
Geneva Push coach Al Stewart's advice to church planters and ministry leaders: stop looking sideways.
In his book Status Anxiety Alain de Botton says “Every adult life could be said to be defined by two great love stories,” namely the quest for sexual love, and the longing ...