Get clear about your vision. You can’t be excellent about everything all the time—not without eventually imploding. Be sure, then, that you’re striving toward excellence in the things that actually, truly matter. You can’t know what matters unless your church has a clear understanding of what it’s supposed to be doing—and not doing.
Day: August 10, 2011
The scarcity is real. But so is the abundance. You just have to dig down a bit harder to find it; and a bit further to trust it.
“I am hopeful that common sense will prevail,” . . . “how can he [Dr Kunonga] be given custodianship of properties of an organisation or which he is not a member?” The excommunicated bishop left the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) in 2007 to set up a rival church.
…a footnote in today’s reading offered me a couple of insights I’ve never thought about.
It was amazingly heartening to return and find all this already in progress – it was the natural response for the congregation. It also meant I could walk round the parish and be with people elsewhere.