Follow me… Why should I?

We follow those who lead, not for them, but for ourselves. (Simon Sinek) In his TED talk Simon Sinek tells why the ‘why’ is important. Much more important than the ‘what’ or the ‘how’. I work for a Church. I think my job is about the ‘why’ but very often it has little to do Read More …

Fit for what?

There is a truism in the world of fitness… ‘fit for what?’ The question is simple but hugely important.  Fitness is completely subjective.  Being fit to run a marathon doesn’t make you fit to play rugby. Fitness is built on repetition of specific exercises to build up your capability to do these more efficiently.  So, Read More …

Emerging Church – Youth Work For Grown Ups – part 3

Substance In his comment on part 1 of this little series of posts John grasps on of the key criticisms of both Emerging Church and of Youth Work… lack of substance. I often hear that both are prone to style over content.  Both suffer from a tendancy towards the flash and attractive.  I’ve seen it Read More …