Remembering RISE

As we (Ashleigh and Anne) walk in to Mount Carmel Secondary School not far from O’Connell Street in Dublin, we are feel at home. The teachers passing by say hello, we chat about our summers and wave to the principal as we sit in the staff room. We’re grateful and excited to be back in…

Looking back on Leading for Life One Day

“easily the most equipping thing I’ve done this year. Amazing content.. ..can’t wait for more” “the first session stimulated a conversation between myself and a co-worker that proved challenging but oh so helpful” “I have a new ministry idea. I will investigate it now!” “I feel refreshed and have been reminded that better leadership is possible” “I’d…

Learning and leading across the generations

“Mentor us” “Equip us” “Give us responsibility and opportunities” “Release us” Just some of the responses from 18-35s in churches in Ireland to the question “what would you say to the older generation?”in a recent Vox survey on faith, church and leadership among 18-35s in Ireland.   We dream of seeing people and communities across…

Handling Conflict Better

“One day, when I work for a church or Christian organisation, I will never have to experience conflict again!” Or so the dream might have been before you started. It’s easy to think that conflict won’t be a part of life when working alongside other Christians. Unfortunately, that is just not true. We experience differences…