The only failure is unfaithfulness

Ask the question, ‘who wants to fail?’ and you have a fairly sure thing that no hands will be going up in the room. Nobody

Prove your worth by leading as though you aren’t needed

I’ve never particularly needed to feel valued or validated by compliments. To be honest, I don’t really know what to do with compliments. I was

Book review: Progress – lifelong growth for gospel workers

Progress is part of the FIEC Ministry Journeys series. In it, Adrian Reynolds wants to encourage us – particularly those in active gospel ministry – to continue

How do we judge ministry success?

Yesterday, I wrote about why numbers & responses are not the measure of ministry success. If we are primarily judging ministry success by numbers, many of

Why numbers & responses are not the measure of ministry success

We are so prone to measuring ministry success by numbers. We are desperate for tangible proof that our efforts are worthwhile and it’s surely no

The myth of self-made men and self-made churches

I am not a self-made man. Indeed, you are not either. Nobody is self-made. Che Guevara was right when he said: The myth of the