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The difficult work of goal setting in Christian ministry.

It has only just occurred to me how difficult it is to set shared goals in Christian ministry.  I was used to working in the engineering industry where goal setting is very concrete and everyone employed works naturally toward the … Continue reading

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Finding purpose and future possibility for the local church

Next Thursday is the second anniversary of my induction as vicar of Holy Trinity West Bromwich. As a leader I am constantly faced with questions about how lead God’s people and to find the answers to my questions I turn … Continue reading

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Unblocking my church leadership

I’ve been in post as vicarage of Holy Trinity West Bromwich for 20 months. In the first 7 months I had created a church mission statement with the PCC, so we know who we are and what we are about … 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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Church structure and ministry made simple

What is the local church trying to achieve and how do we achieve it? This diagram attempts to simplify church life (click on the picture for higher definition). I used the diagram at yesterday’s APCM (AGM). For a healthy, vibrant, … Continue reading

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From the vicarage Dec 09

From the vicarage December 2009 and January 2010 Dear All In my last letter to you I mentioned the PCC away day, in Brewood in Staffordshire. We had a very enjoyable, though stretching day, which was only spoiled by not … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity Mission Statement summary

Last week I posted our fully fleshed out Mission statement. This is it in technicolour summary:

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