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How we help

How we help

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism, including free resources as part of our COVID-19 responseWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere.

We work with leaders, local churches and dioceses in a number of different ways to support mission and evangelism, including free resources as part of our COVID-19 responseWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere.

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Lead On article by Philip Mounstephen. Knowing ourselves matters. And knowing ourselves as leaders mattters. Philip reflects on his experiences of authentic leadership.

Lead On article by Esther Prior. We are all different. Thankfully. But the pressure to lead as others lead is both subtle and strong. Esther reflects on her own experiences of coming to terms with leading in a way which is authentic to who she is. 

Lead On article by John Dunnett. According to many theologians and missiologists this is a time of exile. How do we take on the cultural realities of our day and what key traits do we need in this time of exile?

Lead On article by Emma Sykes. The Church of England wants to increase the number of young people exploring vocation to authorised ministry. Other denominations are facing similar issues around ageing ministers. How we can encourage younger Christians to engage with God’s call on their life?

Lead On article by Jonathan Wilson. Change comes at a cost, but in a world where consumerism has permeated the lifeblood of not only society but the Church, entitlement, happiness and an easy life have become idols. Are you prepared for the cost of creating change through your leadership?

Lead On article by Graham Archer. We live in an era of instant accessibility to information. We also live in an era of complexity. Whilst it may be tempting to rely on education, intelligence or experience Graham argues we need God’s wisdom. 

Lead On article by Tamsin Merchant. The place we lead from affects everything we do. Tamsin explores how her experience of adopting children has led her to reflect on what it means to lead from a place of being an adopted child of God.

Lead On article by Alistair Magowan. If you want to be an effective leader then you need to ask yourself one question. Why should anyone be led by you? Currently involved in a leadership training programme for bishops, Alistair reflects on this very question.

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. Different situations require different actions, therefore ministry is never static and straight forward. Pam offers reflections on leadership in the local church, especially multi-parish benefices. 

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. At times it is easy to get distracted and unmotivated. By looking at the example of Nehemiah we can be encouraged and refocus our attention to God's purposes.