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But who organised Billy Graham's crusades?

22nd February 2018

Billy Graham's death yesterday, or 'change of address' as he preferred to call it taking a phrase originally used by DL Moody, has rightly led to large numbers of glowing tributes for such a remarkable man of God. I myself, as a schoolboy, 'went forward' at one of his meetings in 1966 and it changed the whole direction of my life.
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Get people talking about time off work

1st February 2018

A new set of Training Notes, uploaded to this site today, seeks to get Ministers and lay leaders discussing their different perspectives on what it means to 'work' and 'rest'.
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UCAN flourishes under its new team

9th January 2018

The UK Church Administrator Network (UCAN) has been operating under its new team for three months now with greatly enhanced means of communication.
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Creativity advice published

1st December 2017

A new set of Training Notes published today provides practical advice on how churches can get creative when planning ahead or reviewing any area of ministry.
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Excellent GDPR advice available

22nd November 2017

While everyone runs around trying to find out exactly what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means for them from next May, the Parish Resources website has some excellent papers from the pen of John Preston. I am only too happy to recommend them.
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The new UCAN launches

17th October 2017

Today I handed over the UK Church Administrator Network (UCAN) to a new team of six Directors and a part-time Administrator & Network Co-ordinator.
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creative organisation for effective christian ministry

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We all gained immensely from the course and it has given me much to reflect on. 
A curate after a weekend training course on managing change - September 2018