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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

WCA UK & Ireland

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 […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 6

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. How do you see things looking ahead? Our first decade of Connect Church has primarily focused on repurposing vision, establishing cultures and raising up leaders. Kirk and I are convinced that the only way the church can fulfil its mandate is to identify the treasure in […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 5

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. What’s the secret to managing the juggle of leadership with life, marriage and family?  Practical things like looking after your health are really important. We are mindful of what we eat, of including some form of physical activity in our day and getting good, regular rest. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Finding Your Niche – Mike Hill

Dear Friends There can’t be anyone who couldn’t celebrate with Colonel Tom (recently promoted from Captain) on the occasion of his 100th birthday. This wizened old man who set out to raise £1k for the NHS Charity has now, at the time of writing clocked up £32.8m! What was it that lay behind this? My […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Change v Transformation – Mike Hill

Dear Friends THANKS & NEWS I hope this communication finds you in good heart and encouraged in your leadership.  At GLN we are hugely encouraged by those of you who support the GLS with your attendance and for the amazing stories we hear about how the GLS has encouraged and re-envisioned you for the work […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 7

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead Can you share any challenges you have faced along the way? Any mistakes you’ve learned from? Growth stops when you lose the tension between where you are and where you could be.  This is John Maxwell’s Law of the Rubber Band. Growth also stops when you stretch the […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 5

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead So would you say that you are now living out your calling? Finding your fit involves finding what doesn’t fit. Recently I went to my local gents outfitters to purchase a new suit (my old one had shrunk!). At the store, the outfitter prepared several suits for me […]

John Maxwell
5 Lessons I Learned When Just Starting Out

Feedback from GLS 2018 delegates indicated a training need for greater confidence in their leadership. Below is a confidence-building article for anyone with big dreams and limited resources. You can read the original article here and find more articles on Confidence here. The year was 1969. Fresh out of college and newly married to my long-time love, Margaret, I stepped […]