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4 things young leaders bring to the church

“Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example to those who believe.” 1 Timothy 4:12 Paul obviously thought that the young leader, Timothy, had the capacity to be an example to others in the way he spoke, acted and lived. So what […]

First love

It’s approaching 15 years since I left theological college to head out into ministry. In these years we (my wife Beki and I) have done some innovative stuff, people have come to faith and a number of books have been written. It’s so easy in ministry to start to think we are doing well. Our […]

The importance of being honest

In Gregory the Great’s The Book of Pastoral Rule (his incredibly contemporary treatise on pastoral ministry) he writes: “…those who preside over others should exhibit a type of behaviour that will lead the laity to disclose their secrets to them. Consequently, when the weak endure the waves of temptation, they will return to their pastor’s […]

Whose side is God on?

“This Bible is an important part of your calling to duty. When you are overwhelmed with doubt, pain, or when you find yourself wavering, you must turn to this wonderful book for answers… You are now called to play your part in defending our country. It is my prayer that this Bible will be your […]

Trinity launches new on-the-job training

Now is both a very exciting and very challenging time to be a Christian leader. We need to be increasingly flexible in the ways we prepare people to lead the Church in being a light to our nation in a variety of different areas and contexts. So we’re excited to announce the launch of our […]

3 questions every leader should be asking

The future of the church in Britain is utterly dependent on how much the cross and resurrection of Jesus Christ can be appropriated into our personal, communal and working lives. There is no technique, strategy, scheme, money pile, mini-messiah or brilliant idea that will help us if this does not happen. There is no plan […]

From serving a Queen to serving The King

“Well good evening, thank you all for coming to this initial meeting for the… who?… Bob? No, I haven’t seen him… Oh, he’s coming? …Ok we’ll wait a bit then…” “Welcome all again, and Bob, to the meeting which I’d like to open with…. Oh, could somebody get the door… Ah it’s Joyce… Yes, welcome […]

TRINITY TALKS TO… a young leader

From Samuel’s childhood chats with God and young David’s defeat of Goliath to the use of a teenage girl to bring a Saviour into the world, the Bible is full of examples of God calling, equipping and powerfully using young people. Over two thirds of Trinity’s current intake are under 30 and we’re keen to […]

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