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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

GLN UK & Ireland

GLS 2014 Promotional Video - Bill Hybels
GLS 2014 Promotional Video – Bill Hybels

“Long before it was common to talk about leadership in the church I knew in my gut that a high  vision filled experience for Christian leaders was desperately needed. Now 20 years later stage has been set for an unprecedented global movement impacting 190,000 leaders in 105 all around the world. What makes the Global […]

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Challenges and Solutions to Make Your Church More Effective Today – Part 3

Challenge three – Grown-up volunteering Working with volunteers is very different from working with paid staff. Someone once said it was like the difference between a South American bolas and a set of planets around a sun. A bolas is a series of balls attached to a central point by rope, whereas planets only circle […]

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Challenges and Solutions to Make Your Church More Effective Today – Part 2

Challenge two – Relationships and accountability It is not uncommon in churches for relationships to have great centrality. As Christians we value fellowship, we want to build community and we believe in the importance of trying to act as a family. This can give real strength to our communities, but it can also mean that […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 5: The Review – John Truscott

“Ah,” you say, “the dreaded annual appraisal”. To confirm your feelings, watch this clip (ignore the non-appraisal bit!): And that’s what appraisal is all about for many line managers, with Christians being little different. Sad. So let’s start again. I’ll avoid the A word and use the broader R one, Review. Here are four key […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 4: The Plan – John Truscott

This time I build on the three foundations of job description, person profile and employment terms to create a plan for the worker that will give them a right balance of challenge and support. Getting that balance just right is your responsibility. It will be different for each person you manage. No, not easy! Personal […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 1: The Attitude – John Truscott

Introduction Let’s admit it!  We’re not good at line managing staff in a church or Christian mission. Too often I come across deep hurt or utter frustration.  Hurt is usually caused by mismanagement, frustration by the absence of management. Of all the resources at your disposal, the most important, and the most expensive if they […]

Defining Moments | Clarity and Why it Matters

Bill Hybels, Hanna Koenig with Craig Groeschel About this Episode  What makes an organisation work? When teams work with clarity, they work in alignment with the larger mission, and goals get achieved. But how does a leader create clarity? In this edition of Defining Moments, Bill Hybels will go deeper around how he creates clarity […]