Nigel Ring on December 1st, 2010

Continuing the series on Planning we will now look at creating timelines. Timelines A timeline is a critical ‘driver’ in achieving the end goal. Like a map it provides a constant reference against which progress towards a target can be measured at any point in the journey. It is a monitoring tool. And so it […]

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Nigel Ring on May 4th, 2010

In the last blog we looked at some of the core characteristics that are common to all meetings. Now we shall look at the different types of meeting. Types of meeting The types of meeting I attend fall into three categories: 1. Informal and often spontaneous 2. One in a defined series towards a particular goal 3. On-going […]

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Nigel Ring on April 26th, 2010

I am involved in many different types of meeting. Not all have the same structure or importance but listing them may give you a point of identity from your own scene, so I will discuss them briefly in the next blog. First, however, all need to have certain characteristics or questions answered. Characteristics 1. What is […]

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Nigel Ring on March 20th, 2010

We are very privileged to have Dr Goodwill Shana (who likes to be addressed as ‘Shana’) as a speaker at this year’s Newfrontiers leadership conference, Together on a Mission (TOAM). Shana is President of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) and has played a key role in bringing the church in Zimbabwe into a significant […]

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Nigel Ring on November 12th, 2009

The right context Knowing the Leader’s heart is a vital key to effective administration. When we looked at the spiritual gift of administration in 1 Cor 12:28 we saw how the Greek word kubernesis, the root of ‘administrating’, equated to the pilot of a ship in New Testament times. He was responsible for the ship’s […]

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