Vessels of Hope

This weekend, I spent Sunday afternoon with four masters (MSc) students I’ve been seeking opportunity to reach out to. We went out for lunch and chatted about life experiences, politics and relationships. Yes, there was no bible study over meal but keep reading… At the end of the evening, I asked if they could join me at the weekly young […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ambition Unlimited: The Story of Deng Adut

In the last two consecutive weeks, we hosted The Life Course with young people, students and recent graduates in Liverpool. We had over 40 in attendance each week. It was an awesome experience. The Life Course is an initiative aimed at inspiring people to reflect on their purpose and actively commit to not wasting their lives. A series of open, intense and collaborative discourse, at The […]

5 Principles for Living a Great Story

When I speak to young leaders, there is one question that always gets them to pause and think: How would you like your story to be read in 20 years? It’s a question that should make you pause and think too. It changed the course of my life. I got to a point in my life I decided to live purposefully and […]

3 Life-Defining Questions About Your Purpose

During my weekly Student Forum over the weekend, I posed some questions to my student group… What do you want to do with your life? What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? Simple questions, right? Not quite. As we explored our sense of purpose in the group, it turned out most hadn’t a clear focus about the ultimate purpose of their […]