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Lead On article by John Coyne. Evangelism is at the heart of the Great Commission, to go make disciples of all nations. We therefore need to ensure it is an integral part of church life. John offers ways on how to do this.

Lead On article by Adrian Beavis. Visit a new place and it can be quite easy to assess the culture you have stepped into. A church is no exception. But not all parts of a church culture are healthy. Adrian gives guidance on how to go about the slow process of culture change.

Lead On article by Emma Sykes. Jesus encouraged the children to come to him but how often do you see children involved in the ministry of the church? Emma reflects on a recent experience, giving crucial ways of ensuring they continue to grow into mature disciples.

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. Just as life has its seasons, so churches have their phases. The fruitfulness of each phase will depend on whether the leadership style has been adapted to match the phase. 

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. It's a common occurrence that those who help out each week at church are the same select few. Why is it so hard to get others involved? Charles gives insight into this and practical ways to address the issue.

This document is a useful guide to all things patronage; it suggests why patronage is helpful, why CPAS is involved in patronage, and answers other issues that surround an ancient and historic tradition within the Church of England.

Lead On article by Graham Archer. 'My people are too busy, I don't like to ask them to do things' seems to be commonly said in church settings. But is it their busyness which is the problem or our assumptions about their busyness?

Lead On article by Emma Sykes. There is a fine line between healthy and excessive control. How do we respond to those in leadership who have crossed the line? And how do we make sure that we haven't shifted towards unhealthy control?

Lead On article by Andrew Perry. There has long been a debate as to whether those in church leadership can be friends with those in their parish or church community or not. Looking to Scripture for examples and guidance, Andrew adds his thoughts to the discussion.

Everything you need to know about the grants offered by CPAS and associated organisations to clergy and ministers-in-training.