Billy Graham: Inspiring Quotes

To continue our inspiring quotes series, here are some great sentences of wisdom and challenge from Billy Graham: “A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.” “My one purpose in life is to help people find a...

Importance of Faith

Faith is the virtue that God seems to prize most in human beings. When I read through the bible it’s impossible to ignore the importance that’s placed on faith, on trusting in God. Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must...

Two Consistent Calls

In all the wondering and discerning about God’s will for our lives, there are two consistent calls that always apply to all of us: “Come, follow me.” Jesus says this call regularly throughout the Gospels. It’s a call to all people; to fisherman and tax collectors,...

Seven Ideas for Team Meetings

Leaders need to have lots of ideas for team meetings. I spend a lot of my time in team meetings, and sadly I’ve sat through many more dull ones than energising ones. I’ve written in a previous post that I think the main purpose for every team meeting should be to...

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...