Book of the Month
Every month I’ll highlight a book I think is great to help new leaders develop in a vaiety of areas
I enjoy many of John Ortberg’s books. But this one - the me I want to be - is particularly dear to my heart as it focuses’ on us becoming more of who God has created us to be - especially as individuals. For us to become better leaders - we need to understand and be comfortable with who we are as unique individuals. Ortberg’s book takes us through many of the areas we need to examine as to what makes us us, how we interact with God and the world around us. John encourages us to go deeper with God - to ask the uncomfortable questions, so we discover more of who God is and ourselves. He shares the common pitfalls of our strengths and weakness and calls us to partner with God in bringing kingdom transformation into our whole self. Too few books out there encourage us to
"So what's your love language?" This may be a strange question to hear someone ask you if you're not familiar with Gary Chapman's books on The 5 Love Languages. If that's the case, then my book recommendation for July is especially relevant. We all need and want to be loved in ways that are meaningful for us. Not just in a sexual way but also by our family and friends. Gary's original book titled - The 5 Love Languages gives us great insight into the five different love languages of Physical Touch; Quality Time; Acts of Service; Words of Affirmation and
My book recommendation for June is John Maxwell's 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. I have used this book with several small groups I was giving leadership training/ mentoring to, which each group has loved. I've just started it with my new BLP (Basic Leadership Practicum) students, and they also are
My book recommendation for May is Danny Silk’s Book Culture of Honor - Sustaining a supernatural environment. The book explores how Danny and the Bethel leadership created their environment of “creating a culture that hosts the presence of God,” which they call a culture of honour. Where they see this key
My book recommendation for April is Bruce Wilkinson’s book - The Dream Giver. I read it when it first came out in 2003 (which I know some of you weren’t born yet, sigh). It was such a great book for me at that time because I was nervously praying about moving
Website Recommendation of the month
For all of you who love to lead worship or have your personal worship times… My September Website of the month is Ultimate-Guitar.com
Ultimate-Guitar.com are dedicated to helping musicians of all abilities play their favourite songs through a range of helpful features. Plus find songs long forgotten or hot off the press. The spectrum of genres is impressive from heavy metal to country, Bethel to your grandmother’s favourite old hymns.
I’ve used this site (and App) for years as my primary source of finding cords for songs I mainly want to use to worship.
The main features I love are
- The fact I can transpose the cords to find a more comfortable key for me to play and sing in
- You can listen/watch the song (using YouTube insert) into the same screen so I can play along at the same time. This helps
My website recommendation for August is One Thing Alone Ministries.
Created by Asheritah Ciuciu, whose passion is to help everyone, especially women, find their joy in Jesus.
“Whatever you do today, make time with Jesus your one thing alone.”
My most important relationship in life is that with my Heavenly Father God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. I have encouraged many of you to go deeper in your personal relationship with Him too. Asheritah’s website is a fantastic resource
My website recommendation for June is Goodreads.com I add links to Goodread's in books I've picked to recommend to you because it's a fantastic site to find out more about not just a particular book but many books which are hidden gems. Goodreads have done a great job in providing
You can't read too many things on this site without coming across the abbreviation YWAM. So what is YWAM, and why do I work with them? Click here for a 65-second introduction Youth With A Mission was started back in 1960 when a young man, Loren Cunningham had a vision
ONELIFE Not only a website but a group committed to helping young people do the best they can with the one life they have. Therefore, this is my website recommendation for April. Their vision is to: "Connect and equip young people and students to be exceptional leaders in every sphere
My website recommendation for March is for Worship Central They are : "a collective of pastors, musicians, leaders & songwriters who train & equip the Church in worship." You'll find them in Birmingham (England) but are followed around the world. They started back in 2006 by gathering worshippers who wanted