Tag Archives: Carson Pue

Leadership and growth by appraisal

I’ve been a vicar for just over two years and have recently completed my MDR (Ministry Development Review) and am now in an 18-month leadership training programme both of which involve feedback and appraisal from key members of the church. … Continue reading

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Carson Pue Mentoring Leaders #6

I’ve recently been on youth camp training and find it a really useful exercise in church leadership.  The two guys who run our camp think structurally and do a really excellent job of delegating all the tasks required to run … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring Leaders #5

Last November we created a vision statement at Holy Trinity to describe, in general terms, what church is for. We came up with a five point vision statement which begins “Holy Trinity Church exists to…“. We now need a practical … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring leaders #4

Lots of churches have vision statements. I would like to know what process churches adopt to develop vision. If you have led the development of vision for a local church your comments would be really appreciated. At Holy Trinity we … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring Leaders #3

Here’s a helpful list of danger zones in Christian leadership. Pue suggests that any one of these is sufficient to bring down leadership. I found it helpful to consider how each one has its own counterweight in the character, purposes … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring Leaders #2

I have a six-month review in a couple of weeks’ time. I want to make the most of the opportunity to have helpful and realistic feedback on how my ministry and leadership is going. In Mentoring Leaders, Carson Pue recommends … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring Leaders #1

Here’s the first of my notes from one of my summer reads, Carson Pue’s Mentoring Leaders. It’s great holiday read; anecdotal, clear and provides a useful spiritual self-examination as well as guidance on developing other leaders. Pue insists, rightly, that … Continue reading

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