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  • Lead On (monthly leadership email)

    Free monthly leadership email. Resourcing your ministry, leader to leader.

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    £0.00
  • Growing Bridgebuilders

    Many struggle with conflict. Christians often avoid it – especially in the Church. This practical course will help people be better equipped for life together. It focuses on building bridges, and how to embrace and transform differences, tensions and conflict to grow a healthy Christian community.

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    £47.00
  • PCC Tonight

    PCC Tonight is a pack of resources designed to help make PCCs better. It includes a guide for clergy and vice chairs which considers 12 common dysfunctions of a PCC and offers practical ideas on how to tackle them, six sessions to use with a PCC, and over 30 downloadable aids to help a PCC run well.

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    £18.75
  • Mentoring Matters

    Everything you need to start a church-based mentoring network, includes: introduction to mentoring in different church contexts; eight-session training for mentors; resources for on-going mentoring.

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    £32.00
  • Growing Leaders course pack

    Teaching, mentoring and application for leadership rooted in Christ, deepening commitment to long-term service and essential skills for the task. The pack includes all resources for the three-term course.

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    £69.00
  • Growing Leaders book

    A CPAS bestseller! Leadership skills and styles, discerning personal calling, avoiding the 'red zone' of stress, developing character, and living as part of God's people.

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    £9.99
  • Growing Leaders - Youth Edition course pack

    The 8-session course grows 14-18s in Christ-like character, equipping them to lead in their schools, communities, families and churches. Ready-to-use, the pack includes leaders' notes, the paperback Ready to Lead, plus a CD-Rom of PowerPoints and handouts.

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    £61.00
  • Discerning Leadership

    Launching a new Grove/CPAS series, Bishop Graham Cray champions a revolution in leadership through renewed dependence on the church's primary leader: the Holy Spirit. With profound implications for resourcing the local church for mission, this is a trenchant must-read.

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    £3.95
  • The Inner Life of a Christian Leader

    Much teaching on leadership focuses on skills and abilities, tactics and strategies - the outward aspects of leadership. But Christian leadership is always going to be more concerned with the inner life of the leader.

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    £3.95
  • Understanding and Embracing Chaos

    Tim Harle ponders the seeming chaos of organic growth and development, drawing practical lessons to prompt vibrant change and re-organisation in the church.

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    £3.95
  • Understanding and Using Power

    Leadership without corrupting you soul: Exploring the dynamics and characteristics of leadership, Roger Preece offers a very practical guide to our uses and (potential) abuses of power.

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    £3.95
  • Leadership and Social Networking

    Updating your ministry status: Richard Moy and Anna Drew explore how social media can enhance our community lives, mission and understanding of people.

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    £3.95
  • Leading a Whole-life Disciplemaking Church

    Tracy Cotterell and Neil Hudson show the importance of shifting the focus to how churches can best equip people for living as disciples Monday to Saturday.

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    £3.95
  • Engaging Gen Y

    James Lawrence explores the key differences between the 'generations' and the different expectations they have of leadership.

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    £3.95
  • The Quantum Leap: From Assistant to Senior Minister

    How to ease the transition to senior leadership (or the quantum leap of becoming a vicar), written by Adrian Beavis.

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    £3.95
  • Leading in Demanding Times

    Written by Peter Shaw and Graham Shaw, this book looks at the contemporary reality church leaders operate within.

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    £3.95
  • The Leader and the Family

    Katherine Hill, UK Director of Care for the Family, writes about achieveing a balance between work and family, which can be especially challenging for those with the unique demands of Christian ministry.

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    £3.95
  • Healthy Leaders and Healthy Churches

    Roger Matthews (Chelmsford Diocese) examines how leaders can maintain their health and wellbeing, and explores the connection with the health of the congregation or community they lead.

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    £3.95
  • Pioneering Leadership

    Without radical change in the way we do church, the predicted decline in the Anglican church threatens to be irreversible within a generation. Dave Male looks at how pioneering leadership might be part of the answer.

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    £3.95
  • Using Measurement Well

    Far from being a target-driven approach championed by the secular world, Paul Valler suggests that measuring is a God-given tool that can be used by church leaders to encoruage human flourishing.

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    £3.95
  • Don't Lose Heart

    Maintaining good morale can be a particular challenge for Christian leaders. Graham Archer explores the theme of morale, based on a study of 2 Corinthians, with practical insights to help us stay positive, motivated and in good heart.

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    £3.95
  • Leaving Well

    Leaving is a certainty in any form of ministry, whether taking up a new post, moving from one area of ministry to another, or approaching retirement from leadership responsibilities. As this helpful study illustrates, leaving is also a theme that features often in Scripture.

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    £3.95
  • First Steps - Digital Download

    CPAS' baptism preparation guide. For couples and single parents with little or no church background, this lively video packs plenty into 13 minutes. Using the theme of journeys, First Steps outlines the significance of baptism for the child while sketching the basics of Christian faith for parents.

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    £10.00
  • Lead On

    Taking stock is a crucial step for leaders in establishing where we are and what we need to give our attention to. In Lead On, James Lawrence offers 30 reflections to refresh and re-energise your leadership.

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    £9.99
  • Leading Community Projects

    Churches in the UK have arguably never had a greater chance to engage with their local communities. This helpful guide gives practical advice on how leaders can set up new projects, assume leadership of existing ones, or revitalize an initiative that has lost its Christian distinctiveness.

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    £3.95
  • Talk Calling

    Help 14-18s discover the God possibilities for their lives. A series of creative cards will open up conversations with teenagers about how to follow where God leads.

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    £23.00
  • Leading Rural Churches For Growth

    Although rural churches face a range of challenges - ageing congregation, overstretched clergy, high maintenance and limited facilities to name a few - they also have opportunities unique to their rural setting. This study sets out ways in which churches can meet the needs of their local context.

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    £3.95
  • Leading with Trust

    Much leadership thinking in recent years has focused on the importance of vision to generate enthusiasm and commitment. But this thought-provoking booklet argues that, without trust, trying to cultivate a church's vision is little more than rearranging the furniture.

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    £3.95
  • Growing Leaders from Diverse Cultures

    How can church leaders in multicultural areas encourage members of their congregations to consider the call to leadership? Andy Jolley answers this by beginning with the fundamental question, how do we cultivate disciples from diverse cultures?

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    £3.95
  • Vulnerability in Leadership

    Emma Sykes explores the compelling arguments for being vulnerabile in leadership, plus advice on how and when it is best exercised.

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    £3.95
  • Growing Through a Vacancy guide

    A leaflet for PCC members, with a digest of the key research insights (8 pages).

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    £0.40
  • Growing Through a Vacancy guide (pack of 10)

    10 copies of a leaflet for PCC members, with a digest of the key research insights (8 pages).

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    £3.50
  • Growing Through a Vacancy guide (pack of 50)

    50 copies of a leaflet for PCC members, with a digest of the key research insights (8 pages).

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    £15.00
  • Growing Through a Vacancy guide (pack of 100)

    100 copies of a leaflet for PCC members, with a digest of the key research insights (8 pages).

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    £20.00
  • You and Ministry resource sheets pack

    This set of 19 four-page A4 briefings offer advice and information on key issues for all considering ordained or authorised ministry in the Anglican church. Download them for free at www.cpas.org.uk/resourcesheets or order printed copies here.

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    £10.00

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