Creativity and Gods timing – The ground is fertile for your seed!

I am personally bursting with creativity at the moment.

Its as if God has “turned on” a creative switch and now its my responsibility to “let it flow” and release the creative seeds inside me.

And its not just me – I’m witnessing an explosion all around me of people releasing creative ideas, ministries, business ideas and talents.

Through one of these connections, God spoke to me about this season we are in and how to get the most from it.

Its like God is rebirthing visions that were birthed about 2 years ago but the timing was not right then and they died.

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Be an Encourager

I’ve been feeling a prompting to encourage you to be encourager.

Someone sent me a personal encouragement today – “Praise God for warriors like you who step out and pioneer the things that are so close to His heart  Thank you for blessing us all with your ministry – it matters much”

Too often we can take others for granted, especially those who do not have visible, out the front ministries. God Kingdom is so much about “all” His people and not just the public profiles. So we need to encourage “all” the people, all the time.

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Strategic Planning with God

When I last wrote we were about to undertake a strategic planning meeting for the movie project a business connection of mine is involved in. They want to make a feature film revealing the “Fathers heart” but for the secular market. This project has been on their hearts for several years but God has been stirring them recently to start working on it. So I became involved about six months ago. (

Now this could have been a can of tuna or a new ice cream flavour, the planning process is similar so hopefully you will all get something from it. As you read our journey you may be stirred to ask questions or provide feedback on similar experiences you have had that you want to share. Please send me an email with your comments and where appropriate we will include them in future articles and to generate further discussion.

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Biblical Business Ethics – Is it possible?

Being ethical in business, is it really possible!

Many people would take a list of good values and make them their guiding principles. And for years this may work until a real issue comes to light. Then, like the law, our ability to hold our standards will be tested and sadly often our ability to maintain our integrity is compromised.  It is the way of rules, it is the way of law.

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Marketing – attracting the right DNA!

(Extract from an article written for a Christian business magazine)

Who do you want to attract!

I know the other writers will provide excellent business advice on target marketing and building your client bases.

When I thought about this question I felt to comment on a “similar” issue but from a different perspective. I want to address two issues – targeting your church activities and targeting your potential leaders. Then we can look at how this might apply to us targeting staff and potential customers.

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Interesting. Last week of my holidays and I’ve started catching up with a few friends and sharing vision for the coming year.

At the same time several complete strangers have connected with me and want to be involved in or receive support from my Marketplace ministries.

It is going to be a busy year with several marketplace initiatives expanding this year – both in Auckland and into other cities in New Zealand.

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