Nigel Ring on February 27th, 2012

Selfishness and bad attitude There are few more difficult members to have in a team than those who have their own hidden agendas. The selfish footballer who wants to score the goal when he should have passed the ball, or the cricket batsman who is more interested in his seasonal average than the welfare of […]

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Nigel Ring on February 20th, 2012

Recently I had the pleasure of Inder Pawar coming to visit me. Inder is at the core of what is going on among Newfrontiers churches in India being lead elder of Grace Church, Nassik, heading up the training initiatives for Newfrontiers in India, chair of the Management Team of the FMC in Bangalore and also […]

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Nigel Ring on February 15th, 2012

I have ben using Phil 2:1 to look at some of the features which create a positive environment in which a team can work. We shall now look at the characteristics and attitudes of the team itself through the next few verses. Complete joy As a team leader on many occasions and in many situations […]

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Nigel Ring on February 3rd, 2012

The atmosphere and ethos in which a team operates are important for success. Here I continue to look at some of the characteristics of a positive environment based Phil 2:1. Love The ability to encourage comes from a root of love. God is love – what better reason for being able to love one another? […]

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