Category: Thinking

Anyone who knows me well will be aware that I like things to be both relational and to be professional. However, it can often be difficult to achieve both of these goals at the same time…

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I do not envy the Prime Minister one bit. As a public, committed Christian he was required to preach a ‘sermon’ at a ‘service’ that invited along everyone but God.

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Visiting three McNeill Sacred Spaces reminded me of the significance of buildings to the Christian life.

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In Patrick Lencioni’s book ‘The Three Signs of a Miserable Job’ he states that the inability to measure results is one of the three key causes of job dissatisfaction. The problem for ministers is that most of the important results of our ministry are immeasurable.

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When a person speaks about his or her success in ministry, the response from others is often lukewarm. Perhaps it’s a Christian version of the so-called ‘Tall Poppy Syndrome’, in which Aussies habitually cut down high achievers to the median level of mediocrity. But is this a Christian response?

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