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7 Stages Of Team Development

New volunteers and staff members that are seconded to be a part of a dynamic and effective team in the life of your church often go through seven stages before the ‘Team Thing’ really clicks and the authority of God really emerges.

Never Can Say Goodbye

You can’t stop people leaving your church. You can try to minimise it by more effective care and discipleship, but you can’t stop it.

First Break All The Rules

If great teamwork holds the key to a great future, how does one go about creating the ideal team? Why is it that the team we have varies greatly from the team we want!

14 Reasons Why Churches Grow

Most of us get threatened from time to time over the growth of someone else’s church. To ease the pressure, we often ‘box off’ the other church by labelling it with a connotation that could mean underhanded leadership or easy believerism!

Pizzazz Factor

Why is it that some people who used to paint the town red now spend their time painting their church beige? God hates beige. There’s an enemy lurking around your back door and his name is ‘average’.

Wilderness vs Caanan

Many of the miracles that are publicly testified to in church life are wilderness miracles. Shoes that never wear out, food that simply arrives at the door, and unusual signs in the heavenlies are all things to which we give God all of the glory, but is that the high ground of the miraculous or simply the nursery slopes of the miraculous that God has in store for our lives?

The Transfer Market

The central aim of every leader isn’t just to get vision, but to transfer the vision to the hearts of the people. If the leader’s vision becomes every person’s vision, the achievement levels will break all records. Vision creation is vital, but vision transfer is essential.

Old Wisdom vs New Wisdom

When you come into leadership, there is plenty of wisdom available though not always necessarily true. Dave Gilpin looks at some commonly known nuggets of wisdom and gets the real truth out of them.

Reinventing Church For The 21st Century

What does the church in the 21st century look like? Many are looking for the answer and searching to re-invent church to make it both potent and relevant to our world.

The Premier League

Not everyone in church life is in the Premier League. There are many who play outside of that league. Churches are filled with people who play in the Championship League, League 1, League 2 and a big number that only play in the pub leagues on Sundays. Dave Gilpin explains his findings.

Don’t Give An Order, Create A Culture

In America, if you want a sure fire way of winning on the stock market, stay at home and watch golf on the TV. The analysts have figured out that every time Tiger Woods plays in his home country, share prices soar the following day.

Bring Back Personality Driven Churches

Learn how to master the art of Culture Creation for growth in your church. After almost 20 years in full time ministry, Dave Gilpin gets angry at the colour that dominates the Christian sky-line…’beige’.

The Reinvention Of Vision

If someone asked you what the vision of your church is, would you reply with goals and statistics, or with the type of person you’re looking to see emerge? Dave Gilpin investigates the pressures leaders are under to fabricate vision in order to fulfil the profile of a ‘visionary’ leader.

Removing Your Youth Annex

Most people get saved or get serious between the ages of 15 and 25. Every church that has a genuine desire for growth, ought to fully resource that area of church life.

Let Your Eyes Be Bigger Than Your Stomach

“Your eyes are bigger than your stomach.” They ought to be! Your ability to see your future should be greater than your ability to accomplish it. Dave Gilpin takes some hear’ say phrases and looks at the leadership truths behind them.

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