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8 July 2020 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

We thought we would try a video blog this week for the fun of it! Let us know what you think!

Crystal talks with Bridget Sundlerland who leads Village Church in Aberdeenshire as well as Diamonds Scotland.

In this video blog, Bridget shares how their church is using the Prayer Course from 24-7 Prayer as a follow-up to Alpha online and what they are seeing God do through it!

Have you been running an on-line Alpha Course and wondering how best to follow it up? Listen to what Bridget and her chu...

1 July 2020 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

Glenn Innes wraps up our series on ‘Leading from Our Soul’ with a personal story of the importance of sabbath, that pause that refreshes.

Yesterday I saw a tweet from a pastor saying how tired he was and expressing how hard the past year has been and the toll it has taken. He is right!

This year has not been normal and for church leaders it has been exceptionally trying. Three things stick in my mind as being particularly challenging. The first is that lockdown happened immediately before H...

17 June 2020 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

For most leaders the past few months have been intense, exhausting, constant, bewildering – and we know there is only more change to navigate and lead others through ahead of us. So how do we make certain that we are not leading from the final dregs of whatever energy, wisdom, grace and compassion we have left but leading from souls that are connected to the life-giving breath of God?
In this series, a few different leaders have been sharing from their personal journeys in leadership somethin...