Tag Archives: Lichfield Diocese

Developing leadership in a changing church

I am one of 12 new incumbents (vicars) on an 18-month training programme called “developing leadership in a changing church.”  The programme has been run for ten years by four Church of England dioceses; Lichfield, Coventry, Birmingham and Worcester.  The … Continue reading

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Christian Vision for Men – Men and Motives #1

Here’s my notes from last Saturday’s “Men and Motives” day delivered by Andy Drake from Christian Vision for Men (CVM) in conjunction with the Diocese of Lichfield. If a child comes to faith, 3% of their families follow. If a … Continue reading

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Ministry Development Review and the danger of high expectations

I’m doing my bi-annual MDR (Ministry Development Review).  It’s a useful process which identifies my strengths and weakness, highlights areas for training, gives the church the opportunity to feedback and sets priorities for the next two years.  The 180° review … Continue reading

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Job ad: Ministry trainee at Holy Trinity

If you are someone, or know someone, who is looking for experience in Christian ministry, training in bible teaching and who wants to make a difference for Christ in West Bromwich where social deprivation is relatively high, we have a … Continue reading

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