It seems to me that everyone is faced with challenges currently, and for most of us they look different than those we face during 'normal' times. Right now, we all have to learn and we have to learn different things. That's why I asked five different people, with different backgrounds, occupations and lifestyles to recommend a book each. Because what is useful for us to read right now is different for everyone!
This blog is written by Jamie Baker, our social media and marketing guru in our church. In this time where meeting physically is restricted, we still want to continue building community. Maybe you are an entrepreneur and you are looking for ways to keep on engaging with your clients and audience. Maybe you are not religious - but I still think you can get some really good ideas from Jamie's insights! Enjoy this guest post!
It's been an interesting week! From tumbling oil prices, volatile financial markets and quarantines and lock downs caused by COVID-19. Last week and the coming weeks will be different from our regular weeks. In this post I talk about three considerations that can help you win - as much as possible in times of crisis.
It has always puzzled me that there is very little education on how to deal with money. We spend very little time teaching the next generation how to deal with their personal finances. So here are some tips, and they are not just for the next generation. I did not come up with these myself. They are not groundbreaking. They are not new. You can find them all over the web. But when you start applying them, you will really notice the difference. Click the link to read the full post.
Many Christians find it difficult to read the Bible. That might be a suprise to my agnostic and atheist friends, but it actually makes sense. It's not an easy book. We are quick to judge it or to conclude things from it. Here are four ways how NOT to read the Bible - because I think we all do one of these from time to time!
Loneliness is an increasingly large issue with mental and physical health effects. Having good conversations helps. I asked my Instagram connections about what makes a good conversations: here are three tips
“One love, one heart; let’s get together and feel alright.” Famous lyrics by Bob Marley. I think unity is a desire that most people have – most of us prefer harmony over strife. I think most people understand the value of unity in a team setting, but I also think most people don’t experience unity … Continue reading How speaking the same language contributes to unity
You probably heard all the cliches. Leaders are readers. Today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders. I love learning. I also love reading - it can be very relaxing. I try to go through around 20 books in the year. This year I just fell short of that, but setting these types of goals usually helps me. … Continue reading 5 books I loved reading in 2019
I have been leading in several places in and around church. Here is one of my largest lessons in leadership so far.
Thanks for joining me on this blog! I'll be posting some thoughts here and there. I hope you enjoy this and find it useful! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton