Monthly Archives: November 2010

Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels

Just finished reading this book today and it’s full of practical advice (and written in typical fast paced readable Bill Hybels style). The first few chapters in particular are espectially strong and promote the need for a leader to have … Continue reading

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What things need to go into a community centre?

I’ve just seen some initial plans for a community centre on this development. The plans are simply a draft that invites people to comment and radically change them. What are the essentials that need to go into the design of … Continue reading

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Great News!

The first of the shops in the village centre is now open! (Please excuse the very poor photo from my phone!) It is a one stop convenience store (which I think is another brand of Tesco), selling food and drink, … Continue reading

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I need a logo!

… and a name. Last week I met with Penny Joyce who is a consultant and a former pioneer minister who set up the Discovery Days project on Madley Park in Witney, Oxfordshire. Among the things she suggested was the … Continue reading

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A network vision

What is the end goal? In the first few chapters of Bill Hybels’ book Courageous Leadership, he defines vision as: “Vision is a picture of the future that produces passion.” The overall vision that excites me is to see unchurched  … Continue reading

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