Do you know your people?

I love observing people, listening to them, seeing how they respond and getting to know them. I think this is the essence of leadership. To be present, have eye contact, respond sincerely. When we do that we get to know our people. We also see where we stand as an[…]

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The Crazy Generosity

I have had the joy to work with Sarah Barnard from the time she did her Discipleship Training School with us and her contribution to the work we have led here in Constanta has been phenomenal, and I and the team here has much to thank Sarah for. As she[…]

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Love your enemy

Reading the good old book, upon which I am basing much of my life, from time to time I come across a sentence which I find challenging. The sentence goes like this: “Love your enemy as yourself.” I grew up in Norway, in a peaceful place, in a peaceful nation.[…]

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Believe in me!

Believe in me! The Romanian word for trust is “încredere” and I believe the literal translation reveals a different aspect of trust – “To believe in”. To believe in people is one of the most powerful tools we have as leaders. One of my good friends pointed this out to[…]

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