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What would you do with $7,200,000? There’s a classic parable that Jesus shared of a wealthy master who distributed resources to three of his servants. It’s as though the master knew the capacity of each one of his servants and he gave them different amounts of money to invest. To one he gave 5 talents, to another 2 talents, to another 1 talent. A talent (Ancient Greek τάλαντον, talanton ‘scale’ and ‘balance’)… Read More

There’s no one that likes order like me, but order for the sake of order can be madness. The very idea of order shouldn’t suggest that everything looks perfect, nothing could be further from the truth. Order is about creating flow and the ability to move in any direction necessary to achieve something greater than ourselves. Order is not about having a clean desk as the end goal. Most of my work… Read More

The cleansing power of fire Over the past few weeks I’ve taken time out to get rid of everything that has come to the end of its life. Firstly, I took about twelve years of diaries and burnt every page in an afternoon. Sitting in my backyard by my fire pit tearing page after page of my life and throwing them into the fire. Every now and then I took a glimpse… Read More

In an age where we get instant information, very few find instant answers. The modern world with all its ease, it still doesn’t have the ability to calm the soul. We get to work faster, achieve a lot more, run from one meeting to another and still feel we’ve accomplished nothing. WHY? We are all created in the image of God, yet through false and poisonous mindsets we rob ourselves of all… Read More

Many of you are large trees planted in small pots and it’s killing your soul. You must expand your horizons in order to discover your place in the Master’s garden. My wife transplanted a lemon tree from a large barrel pot into the garden a few days ago. The tree thrived for a season in the large barrel but turned for no apparent reason. When my wife removed it from the large… Read More

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