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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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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Nigel Ring on March 3rd, 2014

Administration is a key ministry in helping churches achieve their God-given commission. It is often a ministry that is under-valued and ‘below the radar’. This one-day workshop seeks to raise the profile of administration by envisioning, equipping and networking. The day will include opportunities for prayer and prophetic input to individuals (see programme below). Although […]

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Nigel Ring on April 25th, 2013

We are all unique Each of us has a multiplicity of characteristics that make us unique. Yet so often we aspire to be like others and mould ourselves and our life styles to emulate them. The whole celebrity culture encourages us to do this. The advertisers try to harness this vulnerability. Clearly there are many […]

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Nigel Ring on July 12th, 2011

We are approaching a major transition in the family of churches we call Newfrontiers. As we continue to grow God has shown us that we need to become a network of apostolic spheres (as in the New Testament) rather than be centred predominantly on one person, Terry Virgo, the father of Newfrontiers. In February God spoke […]

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Brainstorming and Gathering Ideas It is important when beginning to plan to have some creative ‘out of the box’ thinking, and to get an overview of the ultimate goal and process to achieve it, before becoming too detailed and specific. It is rare that the first thoughts that come to mind are the best! So […]

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Strategic Decisions When beginning to plan there may be some key ‘in principle’ decisions to make, decisions that will be strategic, and will affect how a plan is implemented and what the final outcome will look like. What do I mean by ‘strategic’? For me strategic decisions are those that have added value or affect […]

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Nigel Ring on October 19th, 2010

Where do we start? The starting point of any planning exercise must be the finishing point! Where are you aiming to go and how are you going to get there? Planning is about taking a journey with many stages. It is no good just leaving your starting point ‘on a whim’ and hoping you will […]

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Nigel Ring on April 19th, 2010

The future of Time Management I still have one more Time Management posting to make about PDAs but am not yet ready to do so. In the meantime I want to begin a new series on meetings. I hope you will find it helpful. Meetings in abundance Do you ever feel that the Lord got […]

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I have been writing this blog for about 6 months and am aware of a growing following, so some may have missed the early material. To help you find that material it seems appropriate at the turn of the year to Index these 6 months. Clicking on the Topic will take you to the first […]

Continue reading about Administration in the Church and Ministry with the Poor: Index ~ June – December 2009