The Leadership Show
The True Christmas - David Instone Brewer

The True Christmas - David Instone Brewer

December 5, 2021

Have you realised that the Nativity plays in many local churches actually have little to do with the birth of Jesus as depicted in the Gospels? David Instone-Brewer Research Fellow at Tyndale House, Cambridge, tackles some of the mythical elements surrounding the incarnation and suggests a new way and better way of understanding what was really going on. 

Recovering youthwork - Tim Alford

Recovering youthwork - Tim Alford

November 28, 2021

Andy Peck chats with Tim Alford,  the National Director of LIMITLESS, the youth and children's movement of the Elim Pentecostal Churches in the UK and Ireland about how things are in the youthwork scene and how local churches might start groups designed to reach and disciple young people.

There is no Junior Holy Spirit - Steph Cox

There is no Junior Holy Spirit - Steph Cox

November 21, 2021

Andy Peck talks with Steph Cox, Head of Children’s work at Eastgate Church, Gravesend, who believes God is looking to empower children as He enables her, including in supernatural ways. She shares what this meant in terms of her vision for the children in her group 

Public Leadership - Joanna Williamson

Public Leadership - Joanna Williamson

November 14, 2021

What kind of leadership should Christians utilise in the public sphere, where most are lukewarm or hostile to Christianity? Joanna Williamson tells Andy Peck about an MA in Public Leadership which helps Christians tease out the main issues, and understand what public leadership and public theology is and learn to lead with integrity and grace, wherever God places them.

Freed to lead - Marg Mowczko

Freed to lead - Marg Mowczko

November 7, 2021

Marg grew up in a Dutch Reformed Church in Australia where only men were allowed to lead. But she discovered that there was a better way to read the scriptures that seem to deny women from leading and preaching in mixed congregations. She outlines to Andy Peck an interpretation that gives full weight to the Bible’s authority while freeing women everywhere to serve in the ways God intends, which for some, will include leading in church.  

Restoration ministry! - Andrew Mitchell

Restoration ministry! - Andrew Mitchell

October 31, 2021

God led Andrew to lay down his music career for a season. He shares how he was led to renovate properties, but God had a renovation of the heart and a restoration of a stately home as part of his agenda. A remarkable story of God’s faithfulness leading to a new song for the post-covid era 

Christians United? - Jonathan Lamb

Christians United? - Jonathan Lamb

October 24, 2021

How do you decide whether differences with another Christian, church or charity are so great that you can’t work together? How do we manage if we diasagree about creation, or the role of women or same sex marriage? Jonathan Lamb believes we can engage in what is known as ‘theological triage’ outlined in his new book entitled Essentially One: Striving for the Unity God Loves and unpacked on the show. 

One Kitchen two brands - Steve Adams

One Kitchen two brands - Steve Adams

October 17, 2021

Can two charities merge without one swallowing up the other. ‘All We Can’ now work closely with ‘Y-Care International’ in a novel merger that could be a template for others. Steve Adams, director of Public Engagement for the two charities explains how they came together and what leaders can learn from the enterprise. 

First Aid for Mental Health - Dave Burke

First Aid for Mental Health - Dave Burke

October 10, 2021

Dave Burke’s church was overrun with people in various forms of emotional distress, so as senior pastor, he got some training and now equips people online and in person with Mental Health First Aid Training. He explains how we can equip others ourselves 

Starting new things well - Bill Woolsey

Starting new things well - Bill Woolsey

October 3, 2021

Bill Woolsey, who heads up Five:Two which provides training and coaching for people starting kingdom-focused businesses explains the key ingredients for being ensuring a successful start-up.