Tempo Belfast – beginning March 2014

Developing as a leader takes time. Time to learn, time to put that learning into practice. Time to reflect and evaluate. Developing as a leader also happens best in community. When you can journey together and learn from other leaders, at similar stages but leading in different contexts. We’re starting a new Tempo group in…

Pioneering youth work – Andy’s story

Pioneering youth work isn’t easy and yet absolutely vital for a generation that cries out for hope. Relationships with young people require time and trust. This is difficult when you are starting from scratch. Andy (left in the photo) spent the last year pioneering youth work in a church plant north of Dublin. Together with another…

Relentless Givers of Courage

Nine months on, as the incredible feats of the Olympians and Paralympians begin to fade, there is one image from the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games that remains etched in my memory.  The speculation about who would light the torch in the stadium had been rumbling and debated for weeks. Who was ‘worthy’…

One of our roles as a leader is to help people discover their value before God, discern God’s purpose for their life (and community) and develop the potential he has placed within them. James Lawrence in Growing Leaders: Reflections on Leadership, Life and Jesus