Gratitude and Achievement

I find it very easy to get mixed up between gratitude and achievement, but I don’t think that leads to very healthy outcomes. Let me try to explain… Gratitude is about recognising all the good things you have in your life, often especially those that are unmerited or...

Vision Obstacles

When you’re trying to implement a vision given by God, you can guarantee that you’ll face a series of obstacles. I’ve observed that it’s often the same six vision obstacles that come at you in different forms. They even often occur in the same order. They’re the same...

Definition of Success

What’s the definition of success? It’s something so many people want to achieve, and yet can struggle to articulate when asked what it is they actually want. Here are three definitions of success that I find really helpful or stimulating: John Maxwell says that...

Charles Spurgeon: Inspiring Quotes

Charles Spurgeon is one of the greatest preachers to have graced the pulpits of churches, in any age and in any country. Not surprising then that he’s associated with a series of inspiring quotes. Here are 17 of our favourites: “When your will is God’s will, you...

Hudson Taylor: Inspiring Quotes

Here’s a series of 17 Hudson Taylor inspiring quotes. This incredible man of God inspired nearly a thousand missionaries to follow him into the interior of China, and their work laid the foundations of the revival the Chinese church is now experiencing. I you want...

Five Causes of Depression

Here are five causes of depression that I’ve experienced in my own life. I’m not saying this is a catch all list – perhaps it’s just the areas where I am most vulnerable. But I share them in the hope that they may also help you. Because when you are aware of the...

Mother Teresa: Inspiring Quotes

Here’s a selection of Mother Teresa’s most inspiring quotes. The woman who inspired the order of the Sisters of Mercy continues to inspire thousands to live a life of single-minded devotion to God.   “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that...

What Will You Say No To?

What will you say no to? When you’re discerning vision, knowing what to say no to becomes just as important as knowing what to say yes to. You only have a finite amount of time, energy, money and any other resources. So if you want to do a good job on the things...

Team Communication

Speed of team communication is one of the key things in successful team work. Team members need to be able to share information, ask questions of each other, and even sometimes make decisions with great speed. There’s nothing more frustrating than sending out...