Nigel Ring on February 24th, 2016

I thought I had concluded this series but then received a helpful article from ‘Boomerang for Gmail’. I referred to this service last time. You can join here. The article made interesting reading so I am adding an appendix to my series. How to get a response They provided some interesting statistics which are well worth reading. […]

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Nigel Ring on February 17th, 2016

Last time we saw the importance of being in control, not letting emails dictate your priorities. On reading it a friend kindly sent me details of Boomerang (for Gmail), which allows you to schedule messages to be sent or returned at a later date. This looks a really helpful app and may be particularly applicable to […]

Continue reading about Your Questions answered 3… Emails Pt 5 – Archiving emails

I have so far given you 7 tips for writing emails: Have separate email addresses for social and business communication Make the subject line work for you. Think carefully about how you word it Be as brief as possible without losing necessary content Make reading your emails a pleasant experience Proof read the email before sending […]

Continue reading about Your Questions answered 3… Emails Pt 4 – Time Manage your email activity

So far I have given you four tips for writing effective emails: Have separate email addresses for social and business communication Make the subject line work for you. Think carefully about how you word it Be as brief as possible without losing necessary content Make reading your emails a pleasant experience Now, here are three […]

Continue reading about Your Questions answered 3… Emails Pt 3 – Writing thoughtfully

Nigel Ring on January 27th, 2016

Writing emails Continuing the section on writing emails it is self evident that you are writing them so that they are read. How can you help your reader? 2. Subject line If I receive an email I want to know what it is about; ‘Hi!’ is not a very helpful subject line. Give the topic […]

Continue reading about Your Questions answered 3… Emails Pt 2 – Writing to be read

Nigel Ring on January 21st, 2016

Continuing my Questions and Answers series I have been asked if I have any comments or advice about emails. A big topic! Boon There is no doubt that emails are a tremendous boon. They make communication quick and keep a record in one place. It is easy to send the same information to several people […]

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Nigel Ring on January 13th, 2016

Several months ago I was asked to prepare some videos for the Newfrontiers Bible School in Nigeria. I realise I never made these more widely available but think they would be of great help to many people working in church administration. They appear in my YouTube channel Feeding 5000 is no picnic….. There is associated […]

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Nigel Ring on November 27th, 2015

Effective Spirit-led administration is one of the keys to helping churches in their commission to fulfil the Great Commission. This annual conference, organised and hosted by New Life Church in Milton Keynes, has spread its wings this year by inviting an international speaker from Bethel Church, Redding, USA. I do not know Paul personally but […]

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Nigel Ring on October 15th, 2015

Since starting this blog I have sought to help equip the church in various ways, particularly in Administration and Ministry with the Poor. I have produced a series of booklets ‘Administration in the Church’ which may be of interest.                   These are available for £2 each or £5 […]

Continue reading about Any Questions?

Don’t miss the 30% Discount!! For the early bird discount you need to book by midnight on Friday 10th. Have you booked yet? Are you coming yourself? If you are a church leader are you sending people? Elders would find the day particularly helpful as it will help you to know how to encourage and manage your […]

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