Running the Race Together

Whether you are a keen runner or would much rather run a bath, it’s hard not to be inspired by the story of Kathrine Switzer, the first…

Prisoners of Hope

What if we could be held in a good kind of prison? What if the picture of our life and leadership was hemmed in by the grace of God,…

Right Questions vs Right Answers

Jesus’ communication style focused on two things: He told great stories and asked great questions.

Companions of the Heart

I love the beautiful relationship of Ruth and Naomi in the Bible and how given over they are to each other. For me they embody the…

Welcome to 2024!

Getting vision from God for the new year is one thing. The juggle of how it comes together - or comes apart at the seams - through the…

Waiting Well

Waiting is central to the arrival story of Jesus. But this is so counter to our fast-paced, remote-control, easy-access, need-it-now…

Noticed by Christ

How wonderful to know that we can’t go on unnoticed by God? How great to know that we have a God who sees, advocates and affirms us in our…

Stewarding Time

As busy and productive leaders, many of us long for more time. “If I just had more time”, we cry, but we have all the time in the world to…

Leaders are Learners

Sometimes leaders find themselves slowly losing ground in their arena of responsibility and have no idea why. Perhaps it’s because they…

Called To Abide

As a leader, every problem we encounter tempts us to scramble for our own solutions, but, as Christians, we are not called to do life apart…

Courageous Choices

Have you ever felt frustrated by your circumstances? Ruth was frustrated as a widow amidst personal tragedy with minimal prospects and an…

Living within our limits

I know it’s all too easy for me to live to the edge of my limits, with no margin, feeling overstretched and overwhelmed. But this isn’t…

Don’t Lose Heart

A church leader recently said to me, “Leadership seems to be a continual stream of low grade conflict.” These words, coupled with a recent…

Stand by the Cross

I wonder if you can think of a moment when someone stood by you? The affirmation and support you received in that moment hopefully gave you…

Pull Up Another Chair

When we find ourselves with a seat at a leadership table there’s a risk of getting comfortable or even being hesitant when it comes to…

Altered at the Altar

How do we make way for God to do some alterations? How do we allow Him to tailor and shape us as He sees fit?

A Word for the Year

Something I have done for the last four years is to think, pray and ask God for a word or phrase for the year. A female leader that I had…

Advent Anticipation

Advent is one of my favourite seasons; it's a time when we reflect on and celebrate the most famous, the most miraculous and the most…

Belt Up

It's significant and interesting that the first piece of armour Paul mentions is the belt of truth. Because truth holds everything…

Introducing you to…

A key way to champion each other as leaders is to invite others to the table, introducing them to the conversation, which is why I ask:…