I read this week about the phenomenon of quiet quitting. Instead of leaving their jobs, many people have taken advantage of the work-from-home philosophy to do the bear minimum required for their job (Without getting fired). A lot of people have said that it is because their job doesn't give them 'meaning'. Reading the article, … Continue reading Work Ethic
One of the things that I spend an inordinate amount of times thinking about (more so in the past, but still a fair amount now) is the concept of calling. I am frequently asking myself what is God calling me to. When I was a teenager I often answered that question with something along the … Continue reading Do whatever is required.
In my experience of being a Christian within so called “charismatic” churches, I have heard quite a lot about being ‘called’ to church leadership. We talk about someone being ‘anointed’ to lead worship or being set apart by God for leadership in a local church. We might say that God has called us to minister … Continue reading Called or Qualified for Ministry?
In a sense every Christian is a leader and every Christian is a follower. We are commissioned to lead people to Jesus and we are commissioned to follow Him. In a sense the question above has so many answers it would be impossible to answer them all in a blog post. We could talk about … Continue reading What is a “Christian Leader”
When China began copying alternative models for industrialisation in the 19th Century, they adopted a policy of ‘Ti-Yong’. Which means ’Essence’ and ’Form’. They intended to keep the Chinese Essence - their identity and character. But change their Form to match the approach to development used by the foreign countries. In the same way, I … Continue reading Ti-Yong: Blog or Book?