Introducing The Masterclass

It’s been a season of personal transitions and new adventures in recent months. Life is full of them, isn’t it? But I’ve also learned that God brings us to a place of greater purpose through incovenience, not ease. If we stay on track with Him, our stories always find their sweet spot. Hitting the reset button I’ve been away with […]

Dear 2017

Dear Awesome 2017, Here’s a letter from me to you. I welcome you. I’ve looked with earnest expectation for your arrival. And I am delighted to finally meet you. Now listen, as I set things in order between us. Many have predicted you’ll be a difficult year. Experts have warned of the impact of Brexit. Many fear you’ll come with lots […]

Risk is Right: Don’t Waste Your Life

From Joseph: This post first appeared on The Story of Hope three years ago when I made a major and risky career change. This weekend, I was reminded of this post after speaking to my young adult group about the fear of risk and the Christian call to not waste their lives. I feel it’s worth a re-post. I was […]

The Power of Forgiveness

Last weekend in my student and young adult group in Liverpool, we explored the power of forgiveness. Each week, we approach our discourse from a personal and experiential perspective. In this case, we considered pertinent questions such as: What is forgiveness? Must I ALWAYS forgive others? Is it possible to forgive ALL offences? What if I don’t want to forgive? He/she never apologised. Surely, I cannot […]

Know Your WHY

Last weekend at the University of Nottingham, I spoke at a national conference to over 100 youths on disovering and fulilling their purpose, with a challenge to become intentional about their lives. Intentionality starts with understanding your purpose. Imagine a world where everyone knew their God-intended purpose and pursued the same with a great passion. Only people of purpose make […]

The Winning Formula — Part 2

After my previous post, The Winning Formula — Part 1, I received an email from an excited reader: “Grit!! Finally, I met you. This is the fuel that I need. I think many people need you too.”  The drive, passion and courage to stay the course no matter what life throws at you is a priceless quality that sets you apart […]