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Lessons from a Sabbatical

How will you be different when you go back?This question from my spiritual director mirrored Jesus’ question in John 5 that stopped me in my tracks early on in July.  ‘Do you want to ...

October 6, 2021
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Leading in a Crisis

Over the last few months I have been on a sharp learning curve. Leading in a crisis looks different from leading ‘normally’.  Here are some things I’ve noticed as I’ve tried to pay attent...

May 24, 2021
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The Beauty of Sharing Leadership

Several years ago, while studying at Irish Bible Institute, I wrote a reflection on leadership as part of my Master’s dissertation. In it I described my belief that shared leaders...

May 24, 2021
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Leading Youth Ministry Through Lockdown

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, as another wave of restrictions and guidelines began to take effect in the city where I live, I found myself channel-hopping for something interesting t...

December 10, 2020
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Love and Mission in the Time of Coronavirus

Self- isolation. Social distancing (or the more helpful distant socialising).Terms most of us had never heard of that have become commonplace. The Coronavirus pandemic has turned our ...

April 6, 2020