My name is Christopher Dryden. I am a minister of the Lord Jesus Christ. Saying that can sound rather conceited in certain religious circles. Calling yourself a minister comes with certain expectations and perceptions derived a great deal from various traditions and cultures. So allow me to be clear in what I mean. I am […]Read More Minister
The character of Jesus is marked by humility. That character was marked by an activity of serving. Serving His Father and serving others. Indeed He served others for the sake of His Father and how He served others reflected His desire to be pleasing to His Father. It was a remarkable quality for the one […]Read More Holy Habits: Serve
He is the leader, but he does not make a big deal of it and flash it around like folks are supposed to bow down when he is around. On the contrary he is eager to acknowledge the good that others do. Recognising it and encouraging it, he goes around and highlights it for the […]Read More People Building People
A friend of mine was concerned. He was asked to facilitate a session standing in for someone else. My friend’s concern was how to facilitate the session in the typical way that the absent facilitator would do it. The concern was understandable, after all, my friend didn’t want to upset a routine that people got […]Read More Does That Suit You?
If you don’t get good service, you are often going to do something about it, even if it’s just grumbling to someone else. What happens, however when we benefit from outstanding service? Authrine and I had the pleasure of her company, recently. It was great spending time with her and hearing how she was doing. […]Read More Acknowledging Good Service
There are many things my parents wanted for me, but one thing that they didn’t want for me was for me to be the star of the show. They expressed this desire by living lives committed to supporting others from behind the scenes. They made it look really cool to be supporting folks and seeing […]Read More Being A Platform for the Star of the Show
There are so many references in scripture of God engaging with individuals and setting them a task to complete. That task is completed from a place of trusting relationship between God and the one He sends. It is such a pity that often following Jesus or an invitation to accept the gospel of the Kingdom […]Read More CD Songs: Carry On – VIP Mass Choir feat. John P. Kee