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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 recoveryWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere.

Please note, orders may take longer than usual to arrive due to some CPAS staff working from home, in line with government guidelines.

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 recoveryWe also advertise a variety of ministry roles at our patronage churches and elsewhere.

Please note, orders may take longer than usual to arrive due to some CPAS staff working from home, in line with government guidelines.

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Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. Ian looks at the theology of Christian leadership, specifically focusing on four motifs that influence how Christ-like leadership is understood and practised.

A tailor-made leadership course aimed at the transformation of clergy as leaders in mission over at least ten months. The programme addresses not only leadership skills but underlying issues of character, vocation and the spiritual life. 

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. This month Ian explores three specific emphases on leadership given by New Testament writers, and how the reader can better interact with these scriptures when exploring original Greek phrases used to describe those exercising leadership at the time. 

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. In this edition Ian explores the examples left by Old Testament leaders and how these can appropriately inform our New Testament understanding of leadership. 'OT leadership may be biblical but it is not completely Christian.'

Lead On article by James Lawrence. How we use our time, energy and attention is a constant question for those of us who lead. These factors affect our ability to focus, and knowing our rhythms or patterns through a day, week, month, term, or year can help us decide what work to do when.

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. Every meeting has them. Awkward moments, difficult moments, when the leader of the meeting needs to respond calmly, wisely and carefully. How can we handle these moments well?

Lead On article by Liz Dumain. Maybe part of the reason we see fewer young people in our chuches is that we wait too long to give their gifts a chance to break out? But what if that means our churches are missing out on a richness that comes from a journey shared as we all grow together?

Lead On article by Dave Male. There are roughly 1,000,000 regular adult worshippers in the Church of England churches each week. If just 2% became a little more confident in praying for those who aren’t yet followers of Jesus it could reverse the decline in the Church of England. 

Lead On article by Simon Barrington and Rachel Leutchford. Based on research amongst 500 Christian millennial leaders, Simon and Rachel offer six areas to focus on when looking to encourage millennials in their leadership. 

Lead On article by Nick Shepherd. Lots has been written and said about helping people to live out their discipleship of Jesus in their Monday to Saturday lives. But what can we do as leaders to create a culture where this becomes a reality?