A paramount need is for Christian leaders to listen to what the world is saying and doing. John Stott strongly advocated a “double listening”. We first listen to what God is saying in His Word.
In order to communicate this Word effectively we must seek to understand what our contemporaries are thinking and disseminating. Hence, in Notes and Quotes, I draw attention to current trends and also ideas/values that leadership coaches are imparting to their trainees.
I repent, and I move away from all the values and judgemental ways that I have inherited as a result of eating the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. I turn to the Lord of life and I desire to eat fruit from the Tree of Life. I pray, “Lord, change my lenses. Enable me to see people with your eyes.
Companies and churches go through a life cycle. They begin as a dynamic movement, gather momentum and grow. Soon they operate as institutions and become part of the establishment. Then for a period of time, they stagnate or plateau. When there is no renewal, they decline. Some close down while others feebly limp on. What is the way to avoid this cycle?
For two weeks and on a daily basis, I’ve been watching World Cup football on TV. As I write, this prestigious competition watched by millions globally, is entering into the final stage. I plan to watch the finals on 15… Continue Reading
I fervently believe that God will open doors for King Ling and me to share his Word, his grace and love with many. In the process, we learn unforgettable lessons both from Him and from the people we meet. Our… Continue Reading
Are we Scribes & Pharisees?
by Chua Wee Hian.
was called home to the Lord on 21 February. He was 99 years of age; his death was announced globally. The Queen, past US Presidents and scores of eminent men and women paid personal tributes to this man of God.… Continue Reading
Chua Wee Hian first heard of Warren Buffett in the early 1970s. He was then a major contributor to Campus Crusade, having bought in the vision and global projects. In his Notes & Quotes on Warren Buffett we can re-assess our character and the way we lead and motivate others in a local church or in a business set-up. For those who have to raise fresh capital, increase sales and productivity or financial support for our churches, investors or donors in some form or other should raise Buffett’s questions. Continue Reading
STOCK-TAKE NEW YEAR provides an excellent break for spiritual stock-taking and life audit. Today I addressed these questions to myself. I’m deliberately using a ten-year time span to measure progress or failure. Compared to what I was, what I had… Continue Reading
Forage for Understanding! Don’t forget one word! Don’t deviate an inch! … Above all and before all, do this: Get Wisdom! Write this at the top of your list: Get Understanding! Proverbs 4 The Message (MSG) Continue Reading