Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

Issue 35, July 2017

In this issue: •        Class, anger and personal encounter, Douglas Board •        MODEM Conference, December 2017:  What is the Church for? Mobilising and organizing beyond Sunday morning •        From the Chair: Time Wisdom, David Sims •        ‘Leaven: The Hidden Power of Culture in…

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Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

Issue 34, April 2017

In this Issue: Giving up Pink: A Lenten Journey, Rachel Noel’s transformational account From the Chair, David Sims on managerialism and the Church Book Review: The Kingdom at Work Project, Reviewed by Mike Butterworth Forthcoming Event: Leadership, Spirituality and Education Conference, Arkansas, US, May 2017 I hope you enjoy reading the information and views in…

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Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

Issue 33, December 2016

Conference Special Issue: From the Chair: Facing a world of post-truth, lies and uncertainty Behind the scenes: Modem 1-Day Conference, Rachel Noel The Centre for Leadership Learning at Sarum College, Tim Harle Modem Conference 2016 Report: Organisation encounters theology, David Sims Book Review by Andrew Henley: The Minister as Entrepreneur Book Review by Vaughan S…

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KingdomAtWorkProject

Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

The Kingdom at Work Project: A Communal Approach to Mission in the Workplace, by David Clark. Reviewed by Mike Butterworth

This is a weighty book which contains both theoretical and practical advice on what the subtitle says. It would be a daunting task to read through and I agree with the endorsement of London Business School Fellow Peter Challen, that it is a ‘brilliant work-book for the servant-leader who genuinely starts where others are in…

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LiveTheWorkYouLove

Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

Live the Work You Love: Creating Your Business Legacy by Peter Hyson. Reviewed by Michael Lofthouse

When I first started to read this book I questioned was I the right person to undertake its review?  I have always felt secure in who and where I was in my life’s journey.  This self-generated certainty has served me well in over 40 years in senior management roles, but perhaps it was also a…

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MinisterAsEntrepreneur

Published by Rachel Noel on 11th September 2017

The Minister as Entrepreneur: Leading and growing the Church in an age of rapid change by Michael Volland. Reviewed by Andrew Henley

This short book sets out to explore attitudes towards, opportunities for and constraints facing ordained church leaders who attempt to adopt entrepreneurial strategies towards their work and ministry. The author is a former military chaplain and parish missioner, and currently teaches at an Anglican theological college. The book itself draws heavily on research conducted in…

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