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3 Keys to thriving COVID-19

3 Keys to thriving COVID-19

3 more Gauges Continuing on with Thriving through COVID-19, here are some more thoughts on paying attention to your gauges for well-being. Gauges help you know how…

Don Easton April 20, 2020
Power of reflection - the key to longevity

Power of reflection - the key to longevity

Today’s video blog is with Dr Bob Logan of Logan Leadership. As a Fuller D.Min student studying church planting in 1987, I read his manual on church planting.…

Don Easton January 9, 2020
Longevity - Ps Joe Martin

Longevity - Ps Joe Martin

In today’s video blog, I am chatting with Ps Joe Martin, church planter and founder of C3 Church Trinity, Dallas TX. Ps Joe shares his keys to 32 years in…

Don Easton January 2, 2020
The end game - Ps Steve White

The end game - Ps Steve White

Today I am chatting with Ps Steve White from C3 Church Monash. He also has a national role in helping Australia churches and key leaders be healthy. He is a sought…

Don Easton December 19, 2019
Regaining the art of making connections

Regaining the art of making connections

When did we stop talking? In the busyness and stress of our world, people are losing the art of forming friendships, perceiving that it’s easier to isolate than…

Don Easton December 5, 2019
Flourishing in ministry

Flourishing in ministry

Today’s video blog I am chatting with Dr Chris Adams, Associate Professor and Executive Director, Center for Vocational Ministry AZUSA Pacific University.…

Don Easton November 15, 2019
Let’s remove the stigma from depression.

Let’s remove the stigma from depression.

Remove the shame I was embarrassed to admit that I was moderately depressed. It was much easier to admit to high stress and low anxiety in my burnout. It felt ok…

Don Easton September 19, 2019
Keith Farmer's Story

Keith Farmer's Story

KEITH FARMER’S STORY – burnout, recovery and mentoring Today’s guest blogger: Dr Keith Farmer. I had been in full-time ministry for 11 years (in…

Don Easton September 10, 2019
Alignment of values builds relationships

Alignment of values builds relationships

Values and relationships Discovering what you value and believe will have an impact on your relationships. If you are are a single person, it will help you to know…

Don Easton September 5, 2019
Seeds we sow are the trees we reap

Seeds we sow are the trees we reap

Identifying your core values and beliefs. By the time I met Adrienne (we married in 1979), I knew that my life would be spent helping people to know God. Finding…

Don Easton August 21, 2019
Thriving through Storms - Sharing Values & Beliefs

Thriving through Storms - Sharing Values & Beliefs

How core values and beliefs inspire and help us thrive* The third big thing that helps us thrive is clarity in our core values and beliefs. For the other two, living…

Don Easton August 12, 2019
Deep and Positive Connections are Key to Thriving

Deep and Positive Connections are Key to Thriving

How are your key relationships? Along with living a life of purpose where gifts and goals align, a key to thriving* is having great relationships. Relationships…

Don Easton July 30, 2019
From surviving to thriving through finding meaning to your life.

From surviving to thriving through finding meaning to your life.

What is your purpose? A big key to thriving* is living with purpose. People who don’t have a purpose or have lost purpose will not live their best life. Without…

Don Easton July 24, 2019
What is really helpful when you are in grief?

What is really helpful when you are in grief?

How do you find comfort? Firstly, be with those closest to you. When we received news that we had lost our grandson, we knew we had to be with his parents, our son…

Don Easton July 8, 2019
Transparency during heartbreak

Transparency during heartbreak

Do you let others see when it’s tough? In May of 2019, we had a family tragedy. Our grandson James was stillborn. No cause is known, his heart just stopped beating.…

Don Easton July 2, 2019
A key to well-being: Transparency

A key to well-being: Transparency

Do you let others see the real you? Do they know how you are really doing? One of the constant comments I get after I talk about my journey of burnout is “thank…

Don Easton June 25, 2019