Tag: mission

The journey toward healthy purpose and meaning in organisational life.
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1. Innovation is loved

Innovation is prioritised, championed and made space for. This requires recognising those with a pioneer instinct and releasing and resourcing them to go for it. It also requires moving swiftly to identify blocks to innovation before the water gets stagnant. In effect this requires the center giving away power to the edge so that the edge can feed new life back to the center.

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How I’m adapting my roles

Good morning. Here I am, thinking out loud about the different ministry roles I have as a leader and how I am going to inhabit them during this time of change. I often revisit my prior thoughts on personal identity and the different roles I give myself and are given, probably between 2 and 4 times a year on average, so this is nothing new. I’ve actually been meaning to do some work on this for a while anyhow, but I really haven’t been able to sustain very long periods of self-reflection during the last few months (not a good thing). But now we are in crisis, and circumstances are demanding that I do this work. God help me – to stay focu

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Principles of Mission

a. Life is ministry
Main pastoral responsibilities are to family and team. When mission comes first, ministry happens.
b. Do it with a few, for the many
With your team, aim for depth; with everyone else, aim simply to inspire. Deep teams will birth more deep teams.

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