How to Make Someone Else a Better Leader 01 You Had Better Be Making People Better Leaders

Every leader should be fruitful. One of the hallmarks of fruitfulness is to reproduce what you are. Christians should reproduce more Christians. Leaders should produce more leaders, apostles should produce apostles, pastors should produce pastors, and so on. You bear fruit according to your kind. I wonder about people who have pastored for decades andContinue reading “How to Make Someone Else a Better Leader 01 You Had Better Be Making People Better Leaders”

Dealing With Uncertainty 06: Be A Change Carrier

When times are uncertain, you have to keep the dream big, like I said in the last post. But at the same time how you get from here to there may change. Our dream is our destination, and if it is a God-given dream then you must absolutely hold onto the dream and keep theContinue reading “Dealing With Uncertainty 06: Be A Change Carrier”

Dealing With Uncertainty 05 Do What You Do Well

I used to run a McDonald’s restaurant. No one ever once came in and asked for a fillet steak with peppercorn sauce. If someone did we would all think they were weird. We all know what we get when we go there. Our job wasn’t to do something new but do what we were knownContinue reading “Dealing With Uncertainty 05 Do What You Do Well”

Dealing With Uncertainty 04 Make the Dream Plain

In my last post on handling uncertain times as a leader, I said to make sure the dream stayed certain. That meant in your mind as the leader. You have to know what is non negotiable. Tactics change, plans change, timings change, roles change, routines change but your destination in your heart should not change.Continue reading “Dealing With Uncertainty 04 Make the Dream Plain”

Dealing With Uncertainty 03 Don’t Ever Let Go of the Dream

One of my dreams is to plant one hundred churches in the UK. In the next two months, we are planting another two churches meaning we will have ten churches in the UK. We are en route to the dream. But it has not been easy. We have been lied about, discouraged, persecuted, hated, allContinue reading “Dealing With Uncertainty 03 Don’t Ever Let Go of the Dream”

Dealing with Uncertainty 02 The Only Certainty is Uncertainty

If you sat me down and asked me what is in your future, I would tell you that I am not a prophet or the son of a prophet, and I don’t know. If you pushed me, I am an insightful person with a bit of experience and I could make some good predictions. TheContinue reading “Dealing with Uncertainty 02 The Only Certainty is Uncertainty”

Dealing with Uncertainty 01 Change Your Viewpoint

I recently read a survey of CEOs of growing businesses, and I found out that when asked what is the most important skill to grow a business that 84% of them said it was dealing with uncertainty. The last couple of years have definitely been times of great uncertainty, and recent events proves that uncertaintyContinue reading “Dealing with Uncertainty 01 Change Your Viewpoint”

Think Big to Live Big 06: Create or Disintegrate

The late Bob Proctor used to say that if you are not creating you are disintegrating. In other words, if you are not going forward you are going backward. The Bible says it like this: the wages of sin is death (Romans 3.23). That’s a very stark and strong statement. If you do not trustContinue reading “Think Big to Live Big 06: Create or Disintegrate”

Think Big to Live Big 05: You Can’t Go Too Big!

When I start dreaming, and share my dreams with people, I am often told I am dreaming too big, that my dreams are unrealistic. But what I do is see myself with what I already want and act and speak like I have it. I have often signed contracts when I did not have theContinue reading “Think Big to Live Big 05: You Can’t Go Too Big!”

Think Big to Live Big 04 Joining the Dots

Andrew Carnegie said “any idea held in the mind and emphasized, whether feared or revered will at once begin to clothe itself”. In other words what you think is what will manifest. If you are afraid of something like Job, it will come upon you. If you are desiring something in faith, it will comeContinue reading “Think Big to Live Big 04 Joining the Dots”