Author Archives: Mike Williams

Deep & Wide – 3 reasons we recommend this book

Deep & Wide by Andy Stanley  I highly recommend this book for 3 reasons.   1. The title: We probably all envisage an influential and disciple-making church. One that is able to be both relevant to the community we are in, … Continue reading

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7 Thoughts – We’ve just multiplied our volunteer base

We are going through a process at One Church Bristol of refreshing teams across the church after a vision event in January. We enlisted a number of new volunteers through a leaflet detailing six areas of need. The goal was … Continue reading

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9 Ways to increase your pastoral skills

You’re going to need to some basic pastoral skills in both life and service, here’s some tips… 1. Be Hope to people: Never look shocked, disgusted, angry, confused, apathetic, panicked or repulsed by the things people share with you. Look them … Continue reading

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3 Reasons I Became One Church – by Mike Williams

I believe in 3 things that have led me to this journey. Firstly, I believe in covenant community – we are better off in covenant relationships and God blesses unity – not just spoken unity, but – real, gritty, joined … Continue reading

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