Interview on bi-vocational leadership

Recently I was interviewed by Andy Peck for The Leadership File on Premier Radio in the UK. We discuss the pros & cons for both the leader and the church of working bi-vocationally. I ended with the plea that church leaders should not see being paid full-time as a sort of holy grail and for churches to try to solve the mission problem not the budget problem when paying leaders. If you’re interested in listening you can find the audio here – the interview starts 6 minutes in. I have a series…

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The Curiosity Index (08.02.2017)

This feels like a slow news day but here are the few things (I found interesting) This new study shows how important it is for kids to have married parents Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains: “there is an emerging scientific consensus about a few things that, regardless of how you feel or what you believe, really do help children thrive, and one of them is family stability.” W.H Auden’s review of Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings I’ve not seen this before but back in 1954 Auden reviewed Lord of the Rings for the New York…

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