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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

GLN UK & Ireland

James Lawrence interviewed at GLS20
In Conversation: Leadership Interview with James Lawrence

Roger Fairhead, GLN UKI CEO, and James Lawrence, CPAS Leadership Principal Recorded at GLS20, this fascinating interview brings helpful insight on topics such as: Facing the current challenges The importance of vulnerability in leadership ‘Lonely at the top’ The difference between honesty and vulnerability Taking risks and permission to fail Perseverance Recognising you can’t do […]

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With Thanks and a Gift at Christmas

A Gift for You GLS Session – The Last Arrow – Erwin McManus   Session Notes I am convinced that the greatest battles we ever fight are the ones within us. And if we can figure out how to conquer the darkness inside, we can move forward into the light. We are all desperately afraid that […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 7

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. Could you tell us a bit more about your discipleship training?  It is a simple rhythm at its core each Thursday night. We don’t want to reinvent the wheel so we try to use courses that are well-developed and tried and tested to take our people […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
The Problem with Being True to Yourself – Mike Hill

Dear Friends “To thine own self be true” is the immortal and encouraging advice of Polonius in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. Equally, it has been observed that having the courage to be true to oneself in our current culture is not without its problems. Views that are not acceptable to elitist groups (whoever they are) are quickly […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 4

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. So you’ve been here 10 years. As you look back over that timeline, have there been some defining life turns along the way, either good or bad, that have shaped your leadership now? In some ways our philosophy of ministry hasn’t changed. We were hugely influenced […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Promoting the Church’s Big Idea – Mike Hill

Dear Friends The arena in which public intellectuals converse is revealing an infectious idea that will be concerning for many church leaders.  Indeed, speaking with some church leaders makes it clear that this idea has started to cross their minds to some extent. The idea is simply this: The Church, which used to be a […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 3

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. What happened next? The headline in the newspaper said  ‘Now is not the time to resign from your job!’ For us it was too late, plus we had an incredible sense of peace and adventure that God was leading us in an Abrahamic kind of way […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 1

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. Can you name a person who has had a tremendous impact on you? Maybe someone who has been a mentor to you? Why and how did this person impact your life? I have been blessed to have so many mentors/leaders that have had an impact in […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
What Now? Looking Beyond the Current Season

Dear Friends Predicting the future is never an exact science. The internet is filled with future predictions stated with conviction that have been shown to be spectacularly nonsensical. One of my favourites is the prediction of H M Warner of Warner Brothers who in 1927 famously said, “who the h*ll wants to hear actors talk?” […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Looking Beyond the Horizon – Mike Hill

Dear Friends Looking Beyond the Horizon Acts 2:42–end. Some years ago, I was invited to speak at a church in Stockholm. I have no idea how I came to be invited. One Friday afternoon in early Spring I arrived at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport.  It suddenly occurred to me that I had no idea what the […]