Nigel Ring on September 28th, 2011

Let’s score some goals! A team must know why it exists and where it is going. When a football team takes to the pitch there is no doubt in any of the players’ minds why they are together and what their intention is – to get the ball into the goal more times than the […]

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Nigel Ring on September 19th, 2011

As we continue to consider some of the features of working as a team we must start by knowing what we are aiming to achieve. The word ‘Mission’ sounds very biblical but it is also widely used in the secular world, often quite loosely. ‘Mission statement’ is another term widely used in the corporate world. […]

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Nigel Ring on September 15th, 2011

Recently I was in India and was asked to speak on the subject of Teams in ministry. I have never done this before and am aware that much has been written about teams by others. I was not sure that I could add anything. Nevertheless, as we prepare to close the Newfrontiers office in Hove […]

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Nigel Ring on September 6th, 2011

Having been introduced to the ministry in practice, and having discussed some of the elements related to care and support, the team from Boaz Trust now share some of the lessons learned over the 7 years since the ministry began. Lessons As a charity pioneering a completely new work, we have had many lessons to […]

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