The Crest Blog

1.0 Apprehensive About The First Encounter

As I drove into the familiar parking lot at King's Fold, I didn't really know what to expect arriving at my first CREST AB10 Encounter. I've been to King's Fold on multiple occasions, which is actually how I found out about CREST, but always for personal retreats and...

Reflections on Reformation

  Its not that often that one experiences a 500th anniversary! Significant milestones deserve our attention, and this is one of them. Martin Luther’s nailing 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg church has reverberated down through five centuries with...

What Every Leader Should Do Twice a Year

If I could show you how you could: Cut down your stress Increase your confidence Save you many hours of work Improve your team’s productivity … would you be interested? And you only have to do this twice a year! As a mid-life leader you probably are: Frustrated with...

A Surprise at Midlife

After decades of busy involvement, deep commitment, passionate vision … there often comes a deep-souled wondering … an inner pause in the midst of all the busyness. Usually something jolts us to recognize this deep, quiet wondering in the heart: a broken relationship,...

The Heart of the Matter

Proverbs 4:23 says, “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”
Everything?! If that’s true then this is deserving of our attention.

A Window into Your Soul

We all yearn for music in our soul. Well, there is a “practising” element that we will need to engage for that music to fully emerge. Here’s one practise that can really help.

Navigating “In Between”

A job posting had come up and I was pursuing it. The process was going like it was supposed to: a strong resume, my networking was connecting, the telephone interview went well and led to the in-person interview. Everything was fitting together for a mid-life career change … and then the phone call, “Sorry, we went with the other candidate”.