When I was growing up I had to deal with, among other things, some rejection issues and this resulted in my becoming incredibly ambitious and driven. I left school at 16 and joined the high street retailer WH Smith. My plan was to become chairman as soon as possible!! After two promotions at work God called me to ministry and during those early years of ministry God dealt with my heart and also taught me a really important principle that would help me and give me an amazing sense of peace and security….
Prioritise Your Life!
Are you one of those people whose life seems to be in a constant state of disarray?! Some of us are naturally organised and others just seem to live from one crisis to another. I know people who never ever write anything down. They just presume they will remember everything which is simply crazy. None of us can and the larger responsibility we have the more we have to remember!
How To Kickstart Your Prayer Life
When I was a young man my favourite motor bike was a Kawasaki KE175 and it went like a rocket (particularly due to the fact that the previous owner had altered the gear ratios to make it go much faster!). I loved kick-starting it and the way it literally jumped into life! It was amazing bike and took me on many adventures!
Our prayer life, once kick-started has the ability to take us on amazing adventures with God but also change the narrative of our lives completely!
I wonder what your greatest fear is? I guess for me my greatest fear is not living to see the fulfilment of the vision God has given me for our church and the Newcastle Dream Centre. It’s a massive vision!
Discontent or Content?
I was talking to someone recently who was really discontented with their life. They had prayed and prayed for something for years and God, seemingly, hadn’t answered their prayers…..this person was really angry and discontented … Read More
What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do?
There are moments in our lives when we simply don’t know what to do next. It could be the loss of a precious loved one, bad news from the consultant, the end of a cherished … Read More
What To Do When You Can’t Sleep
Many of us struggle with sleep and even more so during the lockdowns we have experienced. So what should you do when you can’t sleep? From my own experience I would suggest there are several … Read More
What are you doing with the time other people waste?
“It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” (Henry Ford) This happens to be one of my favourites quotes from the gentleman who brought us the motor … Read More
12 Questions For Leaders!
Leadership is influence. Leadership brings direction, change, strategy. As a leader…guess what….the only person in your dept who can truly lead is you! No one else can! Leaders must really lead! You’re not a leader … Read More
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