Nov 21, 2014

Stripping life back

Words, words, so many words in 21st century life. Phone and computer together give access to billions, spoken and written. So many words can sap our energy and the incessant demand to think can stop us from thinking.

Jan 7, 2014

Has God lost his grip?

On Sunday, Trevor and I will teach the third session of our “Habits for Leaders: course at Yardley Wood Baptist Church. It’s the same session I taught the the group meeting at the Agape office on Dec 12th, and we have begun to talk of this session as the very centre and heartbeat of the course. One of the questions we ask in this session is “What is your view of God?”

Jan 2, 2014

Wanting and asking

On the second day of the year and my first day back at work, my thoughts turn to questions of what I want for 2014. And if we bring God into that equation, I’m sure, like me, you have sometimes asked yourself – why pray, when God knows what you want already?

Dec 6, 2013

Intergenerational accounting

I recently sent through my “D2” draft on the use of the Hebrew wisdom tradition in Business Education. Professor Chris Mabey is mobilizing a number of us to challenge the secular status quo, and already has a publisher for a book due for release at the back end of 2014.

Nov 28, 2013

meditating in malaga

The Spanish November sun was rising as I had breakfast with Tony Brown. Taking three days out with 120 of my European colleagues was both refreshing and mind-expanding. I’ve known some of these people for decades.

Sep 17, 2013

Some very special people

Last Thursday a whole array of interesting people walked into the large conference room in the Agape office to begin a Habits of the Heart course that I and my team are delivering.