Late last night I heard a noise in the house, and I got up to see what the noise was, and living in a country full of crime I had to see what the noise was all about, to my surprise I found Caleb in his bed, awake at 12h30 am crying and building lego! […]
In South Africa we live in a relational culture, where young people will go deep with you quickly once they trust you. Effective ministry is done in a relational way, like jesus did. To live as He lives and love as He loves—to do what is required—means making sacrifices. We have to turn from our […]
Oldings update (Go Live Dare) 8 of 9 Characteristics of Jesus leadership ( Jesus was not about popularity)
Michael Hyatt says this in an article I was reading, “So much of the activity I see among leaders today is focused on reaching the masses. “Successful leaders” speak at big conferences, host popular television or radio shows, publish bestselling books, write successful blogs, or engage in social media”.
Simply put, their goal is breadth. They […]
Activate a Generation
Greg Stier who leads Dare2Share in the USA http://gregstier.dare2share.org/ said this ”
Set yourself on fire.
“John Wesley said when he preached he set himself on fire and people came to watch him burn. May that be the way we preach. May that be the way we teach. May that be the way we live.
If you want […]
This year we have been going through a video series by https://www.waynestiles.com/passionweek and really has been so insightful for us as he travels through Israel and the moments that led up to Jesus death and resurrection. Very powerful and awe inspiring. Each year it would seem, the Holy Spirit highlights something new from Jesus death and resurrection. […]
Oldings update (Go Live Dare) 6 of 9 Characteristics of Jesus leadership ( Jesus understood his mission)
My son had a pole on the beach yesterday and a plastic snake, below is a picture of his creation, which really brought the message of Jesus mission and strategic plan for humanity into sharp focus, my son also made a cross behind his snake on a stick, but the message is extremely strong and true and God used […]
Oldings update (Go Live dare) and 5 of 9 Characteristics of Jesus leadership ( Jesus had clear Bold moves)
I remember when I was in Israel with http://gyi.cc/ our theme for the 2 week study with multiple leaders from across the globe is Bold moves. This challenged many leaders to really think about their next bold move, and the call that God places on them. Jesus imparted His bold vision, so they could carry out His […]
Jesus is a Passionate Leader
Then his disciples remembered this prophecy from the Scriptures: “Passion for God’s house will consume me.”
When Jesus’ parents saw him, they were amazed. His mother said to him, “Son, why did you do this to us? Your father and I were very worried about you. We have been looking for […]
Jesus was laser focused on His vision
“A knife cuts because it has a narrow focus” (Cleddie Keith)
Let me start by asking two critical questions. As you read this, what is your vision for the ministry? or better said what vision has God entrusted you with for the ministry or movement you are a part of?
Jesus invested in people. Jesus invested in people because he believed in people. Paul described the trust God places in us as a sacred trust. He said, “We have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel” (1 Thess. 2:4). The word entrusted communicates the truth that God believed in the people to […]