Category Archive: When it went wrong…and what we learnt

When it Went Wrong…and what I Learnt: Making Change Possible

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  I have made a lot of mistakes leading MCs, some little “why did I do that?” moments that get ironed out by quick conversations, apologies or challenges, others that are a bit… Continue reading

It’s OK to Fail

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  Have you read the latest blogpost from the 3DM Leadership Blog? Learning from Mistakes   One of the themes we post on periodically is called ‘When it went wrong…and what we learnt’.… Continue reading

When it went wrong….and what we learnt: Multiplication

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  Imagine the scenario: You have a thriving growing group which you seek to multiply and end up killing the group.  Oops. This is a story from when I was working with student… Continue reading

When it went wrong…and what we learnt: freedom to fail

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  Life doesn’t always go to plan. You get soaked on the way to work, despite the weatherman’s promises of a heat-wave; you burn the food for the important dinner guest; your compliment is taken… Continue reading

When it went wrong…and what we learnt: team

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In any human enterprise it is inevitable that at times things will go wrong and Missional Communities are no exception. Sometimes these are major events that lead to the breakup of a community,… Continue reading

When it went wrong…and what we learnt: Alan!

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In a Missional Community, things can and do go wrong… all the time. For example, a colleague of mine, Alan, had expressed interest in church and faith and was pursuing relationship with me.… Continue reading