Leadership

What are the Eden Awards?
After a three year break, the annual Eden Awards are back. The Eden Awards are an annual celebration of some of the best Christian books, music, film, and more. They encompass the bestsellers, thought-provokers, joy-bringers and in some cases, the downright quirky. The decision to host them...
7th February

February 7th, 2017 - Posted & Written by Laura White

What do you need to plan an Easter Service?
If you're a Church leader, the chances are that when you hear the words ‘Family Service’, you’ll probably have one of two reactions: 1. Amazing! This will be a fun service with dancing, games, songs, storytelling, and excitement and messages for all ages! Or 2. No! How am ...
23rd January

January 23rd, 2017 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Leadership - It's Not Rocket Science, Is It?
Is leadership really a science that can be studied, learned and applied; and if it isn't, where should we look? There’s no shortage of people who certainly think they know, and no shortage of others prepared to pay good money to learn their methods.
27th August

August 27th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

5 Leadership Resources for Your Church
Here at Eden we know leading a church or a ministry is hard work! There are so many things to think about, ministries to run and jobs to be done. So we've pulled out our top 5 resources that'll help you develop all areas of your church ministry from reaching out to the community to making your ch...
4th July

July 4th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

I'm a Preacher... Get Me Out of Here!
So you've said the benediction, given the blessing and stepped down from the pulpit; another Sunday sermon done and the service ended. But you know it’s only seven days before you have to do it all over again.
9th June

June 9th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

Dressing for Church - with Style!
How did Simon Butler go from wearing the clerical collar to sourcing clerical clothing; and what goes into making Butler & Butler Clerical Shirts? Here’s what Simon had to say for himself.
2nd June

June 2nd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Les Ellison

It's Time to Get Off Your Donkey
Everybody knows the parable of The Good Samaritan. It's the story about loving your neighbour, about citizenship, about seeing - before colour or creed - a fellow man. So well known is this story, that, like a word repeated over and over again, it's easy for the central message to become lost...
26th May

May 26th, 2013 - Posted & Written by The Editor

Who Let the Dads Out: Ministry and Bacon Butties
The Who Let the Dads Out initiative began at Hoole Baptist Church, Chester in March 2003, now 10 years on the ministry is growing from strength to strength reaching dads of all ages, discipling and encouraging parents and of course making great bacon butties! As mentioned in the video there ar...
23rd May

May 23rd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

The Holy Grail of Community and Discipleship
The Church needs to create community and mature adult Christian disciples. Yet both aims can feel as elusive as the Holy Grail, says Simon Reed, author of Creating Community.
19th May

May 19th, 2013 - Posted & Written by The Editor

Become a Change Maker - Join the Catalyst Movement
Brad Lomenick, one of the many Catalyst leaders, is desperate to encourage, develop and equip the next generation of church leaders to be change makers - not pew sitters who sit back and let things drift; but those willing to stand up and become a catalyst for change.  The Catalyst Leader...
13th May

May 13th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

Tim Keller Explains What Center Church is About
Designed for church leaders, whether situated in a city or not, the principles of Center Church are based on the following 4 values:Biblically centred ministry - centred on the overarching stories of Creation, Fall, Redemption, Restoration.Urban and Cultural Centres - what often works in cities i...
9th May

May 9th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

Rethink Evangelism with Paul Weston & David Male
With a brand new book - 'The Word's Out' - from the seasoned British evangelists Paul Weston and David Male, we talked about the exciting prospect of re-capturing an early church attitude and re-imagining evangelism for the twenty-first century.
5th May

May 5th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

What do You Think You Were Put on the Earth to Do?
If there's one question you will ask yourself throughout your life it's going to be: 'What was I put on Earth to do?' Phil Cooke's aim, in One Big Thing, is to help you get closer to finding the answer as you ask yourself questions to discover what your calling is and how to go about achieving it...
2nd May

May 2nd, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

Cool Britannia: UK Home-Grown Mission
You may have been fooled into thinking that all the exciting missionary work is happening overseas with the UK seriously losing ground. But mission is bursting from the seams of the British Church – and we've found 5 books to prove it!
28th April

April 28th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

How Do We Live Out Jesus' Rebellious Good News?
Cris Rogers introduces the rebellious nature of Jesus and the gospel in this new 6 session DVD resource, The Rebel's Guide to the Good News. Fresh from Spring Harvest 2013, this practical application teaches you how to speak the good news, be the good news, and do the good news. In his engagin...
25th April

April 25th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

Paul Moore Talks About Making Messy Disciples
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After almost 10 years Messy Church is continuing to pick up momentum, spreading across the globe (Australia, Ireland, Canada, USA, Denmark, Switzerland, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany & Alaska) and shows no sign of slowing down.
19th April

April 19th, 2013 - Posted & Written by James Warwood

Are You Equipping Your Church to Change the World?
Randy Pope's heart is for leaders to enthuse, develop and equip their congregations to spiritual maturity.
18th April

April 18th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

God's Politics: Who Pastors the President?
The Constitution defines America as ‘united under God’. And with 76% of its 312million population identifying themselves as Christian, no US president would dare take office without a personal pastor. Here's a few of the spiritual mentors who tried to keep the man in the White House...
12th April

April 12th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Aaron Lewendon

It's Time to Face the Canon!
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J John sits down for a chat with some famous faces from the Christian world including R.T Kendall, Jackie Pullinger and WM Paul Young, author of world-wide hit 'The Shack'. If you're looking for a different way to get to know an author and to hear some incredible testimonies then look no further....
11th April

April 11th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Anna Hockley

Can Anybody be a Catalyst Leader?
Catalyst's objective is to equip, support and inspire the next generation of leaders under 40. But is it an exclusive club?
6th April

April 6th, 2013 - Posted & Written by Jo Pountney

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