Entries by jennihuan

Making Decisions as a Leader

Decision making is far more than listing down the Pros and Cons. It involves more than thinking through the options and seeking godly counsel. It is more far reaching than being able to meet a dateline and therefore moving on to the next thing. As a leader, decision making is a discipline, a process, and […]

When we aren’t feeling proud about church because…

What do you reply when someone asks, “How is church?”. I recently asked this of two persons from the same church. “It’s…okay..”, came the response. It isn’t an easy question to answer is it? We don’t want to sound cliché; and in truth, most of us have some concerns or issues with our local churches. […]

Where do pastors go to retire, if they should/could?

I am reaching my personal jubilee and have started thinking about things which I never did; such as retirement. In the current ever-new world with a possible economic shift, where do pastors go to retire? Actually, I don’t believe in retirement. The reason is simple: work is a gift and a mandate given by God. […]

Community: what comes to mind?

by Jenni You may be an introvert, and extrovert or a bit of both. You may have grown up in a large rowdy family or a small quiet one. You may have walked into church one day all by yourself or was ushered in by a friend or more.   I remember the ah-ha moment […]

Look up! Look up often!

Paul wrote to Timothy, his mentoree and spiritual son because the latter was facing some huge challenges, his health was weakening probably due to the stress; and both his personality and youth were liabilities it seemed at a time like this! If I was Timothy; I would wish Paul returned back quickly to set things […]

we need to get in the trenches!

Do we have any idea how easy it is to lose our way – in the thick of serving God no less. This post is being prompted by a few things: 1. my son is fascinated with all things army-like: the brotherhood, the tough stuff, the strain and the glory. It’s a guy’s dirty, glorious […]

700 churches to choose from? So wrong…

700 over churches to choose from? What’s wrong with this statement? A lot.  ‘to choose from’ – puts us in the centre of action and power. Yes, God has given us the greatest power and freedom: the ability to choose – but when it comes to new life in Him, Jesus made it clear that it […]