Can You Say It In One Sentence?

Can you say it in one sentence is a great phrase to bear in mind when you’re trying to clarify vision and strategy. Last night I was talking with a friend who wants to write a book. We were talking through the core idea he wants the book to get across, and although...

Top Three Books on Vision

Vision is a subject endlessly talked about now within leadership circles, but I find there are relatively few good books written about the subject. And especially when we think in terms of vision as being given by God, there can be even less literature on it. So here...

What is God’s Will for my life?

What is God’s will for my life? This is often the sixty four thousand dollar question we are all trying to answer. God has a purpose for each of us. And we know that living out that purpose will bring us more joy and fulfilment than anything else on earth. But what is...

Overcoming Ridicule – Nehemiah 4:3

Nehemiah 4:3 teaches us one of the most important leadership principles in the Bible. One of the first things someone who has discerned a vision needs to learn about is overcoming ridicule. When God places a vision in someone’s heart, the first opposition they...

What is Anointing?

What is anointing? It’s one of those elusive terms we often use in church circles, but don’t have a clear definition for. And as such we can end up confusing it with related but subtly different concepts. Talents: These are areas where we have a natural aptitude....