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Resources e-letters

These are bimonthly emails sent to those who have asked to come on to the mailing list. They announce the arrival of new items in the main Resources pages of this website where there are now over 200 different Articles, sets of Training Notes and Health-checks, all available without charge.

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Resources e-letter 21:1 - February 2021

This gives news of a new development in the Resources section, a DIY training aid for all who read the Bible publicly in church services. Article A49 is titled How to read the Bible out loud. There is also a listing of all resources on change and decision-making.
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Resources e-letter 20:6 - December 2020

And another pair of new sets of Training Notes just uploaded. TN128, Effective staff meetings, and TN129, Collecting data for mission. This e-letter also provides an overview of the three major Health-checks on the website.
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Resources e-letter 20:5 - October 2020

Here are details of two more sets of Training Notes just uploaded: TN126, The small-church administrator, and TN127, Identify your church's groups. There is also a listing of new items coming over the next few months.
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Resources e-letter 20:4 - August 2020

Here is a major new article on a church's small group structure, just uploaded to the Resources section of this website. This is A48: Organising your small group structures - Choices to be made. There is also a listing of other articles and training notes on the theme of groups and teams.
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Resources e-letter 20:3 - June 2020

There are another two sets of Training Notes just added to the Resources section of the website: TN124, What's the point of church? and TN125, How to take major decisions. Also a reminder about TN123, How to speak to camera, and the use of the various indexes available online.
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Resources e-letter 20:2 extra - late April 2020

This has news of an extra set of Training Notes,TN123, Speaking-to-camera tips, which has just been uploaded to the website.
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Resources e-letter 20:2 - April 2020

News of another new article this time for all those who manage volunteers in churches or missions. A47, 15 principles of volunteering, is available now in the Resources section. There is also a listing of all other items relating to volunteers.
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Resources e-letter 20:1 - February 2020

Two more sets of Training Notes have been uploaded: TN121, Making a case for change, and TN122, Your eco-church check-up. There is also a listing of the most recent Articles on the website. 
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Resources e-letter 19:6 - December 2019

There are two new sets of Training Notes this month: TN119, Group behaviours to beware of, and TN120, Lessons for leaders. There is also a listing of resources that deal with church members as workers. 
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Resources e-letter 19:5 - October 2019

A bumper set of additions this month: a major article, a set of training notes, and a health-check summary. So here are details of Article A46, Redefining 'management' - Three Bible images to consider, Training Notes TN118, Why, exactly, are we meeting? and Health-check HC3, The Christian Effectiveness Model - a summary.
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