Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

WCA UK & Ireland

Further Faster UK Conference

A two day conference led by North Point Community Church, Atlanta and presented by Lead Academy Further Faster UK is a two-day conference for church leaders and teams. Further Faster UK is a two-day conference for church leaders and teams passionate about healthy church growth. It takes inspiration from North Point Community Church’s highly acclaimed […]

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Church and Culture Conference 2017

Please note: unfortunately the Church and Culture Conference in the UK has been cancelled.  Details of the New UK Conference from Mecklenburg Community Church The annual Church & Culture Conference has a clear target on the wall: each year, new and updated content on the most pressing cultural trends and realities. If the church’s mission […]

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Grow Your Church Out of the Culture

Last year I took my team over to the US to visit several churches and learn from their leaders. We wanted to know how to accommodate growth in our church whilst “staying on mission.” It was a special time and we learned a great deal. Each of the churches we visited received us graciously and […]

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Learning Through Challenges

Ever had a project not go to plan? 18 months ago we wanted to improve the member website and went with a company that seemed to ‘get’ what we were after. Things went well at first. They had the basic site up in no time allowing us to fill it with hundreds of resources whilst […]

When Your Vision is Unclear

Notes from WCA Defining Moments episode, Taking Your Next Step of Leadership, with Bill Hybels and Jeff Lockyer.  What do you do when you’re not clear on your vision? What usually precedes vision is noticing something that bothers you. Start by noticing the things around you that are different from what you desire for your situation […]

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Making a Difference

A copy of our quarterly letter to WCA UK/IRE Members: Dear Friends A couple of weeks ago I chatted with a pastor who mentioned how he was using what he had learned from the GLS in his community and how it was making a difference. Then just last week I picked up a thought-provoking photojournalism book […]

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This and That

A copy of our quarterly letter to WCA UK/IRE Members: Dear Friends I hope this finds you in good health and spirit. ‘Remember the Sherlock Holmes mystery when a crime was solved because a dog who should have barked didn’t? Only Sherlock Holmes noticed the significance of the silence and made the important conclusion.’ Intrigued? Then turn to […]


  Amidst the sense of space that summer brings, I have no doubt that you’ll already be thinking ahead to the Autumn term and, dare I say, Christmas, in your planning. A couple of months ago I found it helpful to sit down and work through twelve questions to help me plan ahead better. They […]

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Showing Up

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Woody Allen I have remembered that quote for years – it has helped whenever I haven’t felt like getting involved with something. More often than not, I have come away glad that I’d made the effort. Just this morning I read Acts 9. You’ll know it well. It’s […]