The Leadership Show
When eating isn’t easy - Hope Virgo

When eating isn’t easy - Hope Virgo

May 15, 2022

Andy Peck chats to Hope Virgo the author a new book, ‘You are Free (even if you don’t feel like it)’: mental health, faith and finding your way. Hope battled an eating disorder through her teens and now campaigns for better understanding of and support for eating disorders and mental health. She discusses how Christians in leadership can support those affected.

Communicating for a Change - Lane Jones

Communicating for a Change - Lane Jones

May 8, 2022

Lane is a co-author of a book, with Andy Stanley that unpacks a radical approach to preaching. It’s called Communicating for a Change and includes principles and approaches that will improve any leader’s communication. The conversation outlines the approach and links it with leadership principles.  

Grace all the way - Andrew Farley

Grace all the way - Andrew Farley

May 1, 2022

Andy Peck chats to Texas based pastor Andrew Farley about his book, ‘The Grace Message: Is the Gospel really this good?’ Andrew had discovered that his zeal for doing the right things as a Christian, was exhausting. God showed him that he really hadn’t understood grace. The show unpacks the practical implications of this for your walk with God.

The Building Programme that nearly went wrong - Rev. Peter Baker

The Building Programme that nearly went wrong - Rev. Peter Baker

April 24, 2022

Andy Peck talks to Rev. Peter Baker, senior pastor of Lansdowne Church,  Bournemouth about a building project with significant challenges.  Plans to transform a Victorian Baptist Church into a 21st century auditorium went seriously awry and the plan was mothballed for 18 months - Covid-19 was both a challenge and a help. Andy finds out what Peter learned as a leader from the experience? 

Leading your Church in a Rapidly Changing World - Glenn Packiam

Leading your Church in a Rapidly Changing World - Glenn Packiam

April 17, 2022

Andy Peck talks to Glenn Packiam, the lead pastor of New Life Downtown Colorado Springs to talk about his new book, The Resilient Pastor: Leading your Church in a Rapidly Changing World. The book reflects on research by the Barna Group and gives insight into the leadership mood among pastors as they navigate life in challenging days.

Reaching your destiny - Jen Baker

Reaching your destiny - Jen Baker

April 10, 2022

Andy Peck talks with Jen Baker who moved from Michigan in the USA to the UK in an Abraham style call where she knew very little of God’s intentions. She and now helps Christians live without fear, through a writing and teaching ministry that takes her all over the world. They talk about her latest book Unwavering: The Power of Choice and find out what holds people back from making progress in what God has called them to do. 

24/7 Prayer movement - Pete Greig

24/7 Prayer movement - Pete Greig

March 20, 2022

Andy Peck talks with Pete Greig, The founder of 24/7 Prayer movement. Pete has written a book entitled ‘How to hear God: a simple guide for normal people' where he explores the many ways the Bible says we might hear from God. Pete explains his own journey into hearing God and how specifically each of us can learn to listen according to how God has made us. 

To tithe or not to tithe? - John Truscott

To tithe or not to tithe? - John Truscott

March 6, 2022

Andy Peck talks to John Truscott, church consultant and trainer about the stewardship of finances. With many churches taking a financial hit post-pandemic, and many having abandoned the offering plate, how can we encourage people to give to God’s work and is tithing our income the answer?

Home for the hurting - Kelleigh Wooderson-Hudson

Home for the hurting - Kelleigh Wooderson-Hudson

February 27, 2022

Andy Peck chats with Kelleigh Wooderson-Hudson about her journey to founding Life Essence Housing and Support which provides a haven for those who have survived trauma and their children. How has God turned around bad times in her own past to be a blessing to others?

The Room Where It Happens - Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin

The Room Where It Happens - Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin

February 20, 2022

Uniting the C of E Andy Peck talks with Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin about her book, ‘The Room Where It Happens’, which is based on themes from the stage show, Hamilton. They also talk about how it feels to be the first black woman bishop in the Church of England, what encourages her in her work as Bishop of Dover, and why she believes the Church can stay ‘united’.