I’m absolutely loving the banter and fun times that are happening in the office due to having our three ministry apprentices this year.
I want us to continue to have lots of fun together, but that actually we go deeper than that. In 1 Corinthians 12:12 Paul writes “The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body.”
My hope is that together we …
- Capture the vision: we need to be really clear what it is as a team and as individuals we’re called to do. From our vision of every young person having life changing encounters with Jesus, we’ve developed a plan which includes 35 key targets for this academic year – I want the team to know what it is we’re chasing after, and critically what those individual targets contribute to that wider vision.
- Be real: the fun and laughter are crucial, but I hope we go deeper, there’s been moments when deep things have been shared with each other, I hope that openness and honesty continues to grow.
- Big up each other: let’s celebrate each other’s successes – already our apprentices have done some wonderful work, let’s keep using opportunities to celebrate those moments.