Podcast Episode 13. Developing Discipleship Online & In-Person (with Nick Charalambous)

Overview For many churches, discipleship has become a one-off course that you run, but the Great Commission puts it right at the heart of the church’s mandate. How do we do that more effectively? Now with the rise of online ministry, how do we effectively disciple people in an online setting? About Our Guest Nick […]

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Podcast Episode 12. Planning for Christmas in uncertain times

Overview Christmas is a difficult season to plan for as a church. Planning for Christmas when you’re not sure what the COVID restrictions will be is even harder. The great news is that you can still get planning, regardless of the rules at Christmas time. By planning the foundations, the variables such as platform and […]

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Podcast Episode 9. Leadership Development (with Simon Jarvis)

Overview Leadership Development is a much talked about subject, but so little thought goes into systematising it. We often put it down to a natural born gift, or believing the cream will rise to the top. However, this rarely happens. As church leaders, it is our responsibility to grow the people within our care, including […]

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Podcast Episode 7. Church Mergers (with Jim Tomberlin)

Overview Church Mergers have often been thought of as a generally negative thing. We conjure up ideas of large churches eating up congregations, and the number of churches declining. However, if done properly, a church merger can be an exceptionally healthy thing. Jim Tomberlin is the master at helping churches merge in a healthy way […]

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Podcast Episode 4. Re-opening your church building post-lockdown (with Lorne Campbell)

Overview With Lockdown restrictions starting to ease, the church doors are able to be opened once more. However, there is so much more to opening the church than just unlocking and starting as per usual. How your church carefully considers how to re-open its building in a legal, responsible and ethical way will help your […]

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Podcast Episode 2. A mission statement is your church’s compass

Introduction Mission Statements tend to get hidden away in some dusty corner of your website. They tend to be filled with generic statements that are long and cumbersome. But what if the Mission Statement could be the reference point for every programme, activity and decision in your church? Mission Statements seek to answer the key […]

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