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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 5: The Review – John Truscott

“Ah,” you say, “the dreaded annual appraisal”. To confirm your feelings, watch this clip (ignore the non-appraisal bit!): And that’s what appraisal is all about for many line managers, with Christians being little different. Sad. So let’s start again. I’ll avoid the A word and use the broader R one, Review. Here are four key […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 4: The Plan – John Truscott

This time I build on the three foundations of job description, person profile and employment terms to create a plan for the worker that will give them a right balance of challenge and support. Getting that balance just right is your responsibility. It will be different for each person you manage. No, not easy! Personal […]

Defining Moments | Your Church’s Next Leader

Bill Hybels, Jim Mellado with Geoffrey Canada The topic of succession planning often makes leaders squirm. It can be filled with insecurities and uncertainties, and yet the future of the churches that leaders have spent their lives building is at stake. Succession is one of the biggest risks a leader will ever take. As Willow […]

Comms Lab with Rob Harley

Comms Lab with Rob Harley – 4

Comms Lab 4 Video In this session Rob Harley reflects on wisdom towards gay couples and on money matters. He also takes a look at the book, ‘Half the Sky’, about women facing oppression around the world.   Main Page Comms Lab Main Page Further Resources Click here for other resources available by Rob Harley. The […]

It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1c – What to do when the Bible is silent

Pastor James Emery White on: leading church growing church being church surviving church     Play Session 1c – What to do when the Bible is silent This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre Other sessions available: %IAWLsessions% Purchase the set It’s a Wonderful Life Conference MP3/CD Set Buy the book What They […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1b – How to Determine Your Core Values

Pastor James Emery White on: leading church growing church being church surviving church     Play Session 1b – How to Determine Your Church’s Core Values This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre Other sessions available: %IAWLsessions% Purchase the set It’s a Wonderful Life Conference MP3/CD Set Buy the book What They Didn’t Teach […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1a – A Church’s Core Values

Pastor James Emery White on: leading church growing church being church surviving church     Play Session 1a – A Church’s Core Values This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre Other sessions available: %IAWLsessions% Purchase the set It’s a Wonderful Life Conference MP3/CD Set Buy the book What They Didn’t Teach You in […]

A Change to this Year’s GLS Speaker Line-Up – Graeme Paris

Howard Schultz CEO of Starbucks withdrew from speaking at this years  Global Leadership Summit for the reasons that Bill Hybels explains on the video clip that is below for you – it was disappointing not to have Howard speak and even more disappointing for the reason and pressure applied that caused this decision. Patrick Lencioni […]