Willow Creek Association UK & Ireland

WCA UK & Ireland

5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss #GLS18

Everyone has influence and the ability to positively impact their community and world. No matter where your influence is—in the family, school, work, community or church—when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins. Throughout October and November, The Global Leadership Summit will be videocast at multiple UK & Ireland venues. The GLS is more than […]

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Looking ahead

Dear Friends Following on from our last correspondence, thank you for your prayers over the last month — they are making a difference. The elders at Willow have provided an update and WCA have written a letter. Here in the UK, we have been sensing the support and prayers of many as we continue to work out […]

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GLS Session Preview–Bill Hybels

  Bill Hybels will open the GLS 2017 videocast by helping us reflect on the leadership story we find ourselves in—how it started, where it is now, and what happens next. In the process, Bill will provide principles for leading through some specific challenges today: Planting a leadership seed Leadership in an era divisiveness and disrespect […]

How Shipping Containers Become Homes of Hope

Patrick Staggs is an engineer living in Delaware, and co-founder of a non-profit called Homes of Hope. Over the last five years, Patrick has never missed a Summit. What God spoke to him during the event in 2015 will change lives forever. Something at the 2015 GLS did more than stir my heart. I prayed […]

Chris Lane
The GLS and Me – Chris Lane

Chris Lane is the Senior Pastor of The Vineyard Church, St Albans. He is Host Pastor and Facilitator of the Global Leadership Summit in St Albans. “My wife Fliss and I first came across the Global Leadership Summit in 2000. We were at the end of a sabbatical. I was ready to come home but […]

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GLS 2016 Feedback

  The GLS 2016 is underway and making a positive impact on pastors and leaders around the country. Here’s some of the latest feedback:     Refresh page to read more feedback GLS 2016 – More details    

Don't just focus on getting the right people on the bus. Get the wrong people off the bus, too

Notes from Defining Moments episode, ‘Leading Givers and Takers,’ with Bill Hybels and Jeff Lockyer. Takers can do a huge amount of damage. Identifying takers: When someone uses “I” instead of “we” statements. People who are employed by churches are not perfect – they have not come from ideal backgrounds or circumstances. Many people become […]

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Making a Difference

A copy of our quarterly letter to WCA UK/IRE Members: Dear Friends A couple of weeks ago I chatted with a pastor who mentioned how he was using what he had learned from the GLS in his community and how it was making a difference. Then just last week I picked up a thought-provoking photojournalism book […]

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Offers and Events

Dear Friends In the run-up to Christmas, we have some great GLS resource offers for you and your team. Also, looking ahead to 2016, we have gatherings with Bill Hybels and Gordon MacDonald, plus you can now book for the GLS 2016 at Willow Creek – see below. All the very best The WCA UK & […]

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GLS 2015 Feedback

An eye opening and heart stopping leadership challenge that struck to the core of church leadership. No one could have shared in the event without being motivated to look again at what, why and how their leadership adds to the Kingdom of God. Graham White, GLS Belfast Once again a stimulating and encouraging time receiving […]