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Welcome to Next Leadership

Our mission is to transform global leadership from the ‘inside out’ and to equip leaders to serve well in both today’s and tomorrow’s world.


Our values are:

  • connection through prioritising relationships
  • clarity by simplifying complex issues
  • convergence which draws together diverse strands

We will prepare you for new paradigms, fresh possibilities and of course, the shift to your next leadership!

Next Leadership programmes

We design bespoke leadership development solutions and currently deliver 4 flagship programmes:

Monthly Reflections

  • microphone Dear Egalitarian Man With A Platform

    August 2016

    Dear Egalitarian Man With A Platform, I value your commitment to women’s full participation in the body of Christ. But your egalitarian values seem hollow when you stand on a platform full of men. They seem hollow when there are no women (or maybe a token woman) speaking beside you. It’s great that you talk […]

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    masculine Masculinities, Femininities, and Socialisation

    July 2016

    A couple of years ago I sat in a café with a man talking about masculinities.  One of the things he said has stuck with me.  “But what do you say to a 6 year old boy who asks, ‘Mummy what does it mean to be a boy?’”  At the time I had a 6 […]

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  • domestic-abuse What’s Domestic Abuse Got To Do With Theology?

    June 2016

    Over the last few years, I’ve met a lot of people who have begun thinking about biblical equality—either as a result of academic study or through their own experience with the disadvantages women face in the church and world. I am so grateful to the many egalitarian theologians who have painstakingly searched through the original […]

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    gift Don’t stop there..  Keep on going!!

    May 2016

    Birthdays are significant milestones… loved by some, dreaded by others!  The church also celebrates its birthday at Pentecost.  It’s a bit of a movable feast, following on 50 days after Easter Sunday but it marks the ‘official’ birth of the church.  Acts 2: 1- 4: When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one […]

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  • what-next What next?

    April 2016

    Lent courses..  shelved.  Hot cross buns.. eaten.  Sunrise services.. celebrated.  Easter egg hunts.. over.   Fasting to feasting.. enjoyed. The highs and lows of journeying through Holy Week were memorable, topped by surround-sound messages echoing the themes of life from death, hope from despair, light from darkness, joy from sadness.  Resurrection-magnified sermons inspired and challenged.. […]

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    who-do-you-say-i-am Who do you say I am? Matthew 16:15

    March 2016

    The seventh and final question we are exploring in this series based on my next book, is put to Jesus’ closest companions, by Jesus himself, ‘Who do you say I am?’  Peter responds, ‘You are the Christ, Son of the living God’, to which Jesus announces, ‘God bless you, Simon, son of Jonah!  You didn’t […]

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  • courage Can these bones live? Ezekiel 37:3

    February 2016

    God asks Ezekiel a leading question, ‘…can these bones live?’  And as Ezekiel surveys a valley of dried out bones, the obvious response is, ‘Lord, is this a trick question?’  For the natural answer was surely ‘No!’  However, Ezekiel’s reply, ‘Sovereign Lord, you alone know.’, is telling, for it suggests, that something in his situation required […]

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    where-are-you-going Where have you come from, and where are you going? Genesis 16:7 – 8

    January 2016

    It’s that time of year again! Determined resolutions will be made for the year ahead.. more exercise, more pause times, less T.V., less alcohol! However, within a few days, we will begin to realise how over-optimistic and even how undisciplined we are in keeping to our own plans! Feelings of disappointment and failure begin to […]

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  • The shared days have definitely played a part in the increased sense of emotional health and well-being I have experienced over the last 18 months – which have been a very significant time for me.

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  • The whole day has truly challenged me. I am at a level where I need to step up but I was trying to step down. Thank you all for sharing.  More please!

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  • It has made me question my reasons for coming to particular decisions looking further into myself to re- discover some of my underlying values which I may have ignored before.

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  • Thank you, it was invaluable!

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  • Great conference, very diverse

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  • I feel much more ambitious for myself in terms of what I can achieve both on a personal and professional level. I am now much more aware of my own future and personal vision.

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  • Thank you for a very well organised event

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  • Mutuality and emphasising relational dimensions are one of the most important things I feel I offer as a women leader, seeing this being modelled (by the presenters) has been a vital part of the course for me.

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  • Excellent presenters… coming from a non-church background it was really enlightening for me to hear bible stories and how they related to leadership – it made me curious to find out more.

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  • You are a voice of wisdom for this generation and certainly to me, you have not only given advice but you have also given me the tools.

    Businessman and Church Elder

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  • Awesome day – thank you so much for inviting me to be a part of it

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  • Excellent speakers – the range was helpful

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  • Every time we meet I come away challenged and encouraged.

    Church leadership team member

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  • I am now better, stronger, empowered and focused – holistic transformation!!  Being mentored has been life changing…

    Head of Department, Public

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  • I have been made to feel very welcome on the day

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  • I want to say a huge thank you for the content of your talks at the Conference, which was so instructive and also the way that you delivered it.  You really blessed and encouraged us.

    Co-ordinator for church minister’s conference

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  • Thank you so much for all your hard work… You have certainly broken the mould. Yeah!! Praise God

    Wife and mother

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  • I want to thank you especially for your honesty, your vulnerability and your integrity in all you shared…  I consider it an honour and privilege to have had the opportunity to meet and talk with you, and to sit under your ministry.

    Baptist Union conference organiser

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  • Thank you so much for coming… I believe the Lord gave you the message for our church!

    Church Secretary

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  • The most important thing for me has been a sense of sisterhood and shared journey. It has been an extremely valuable and significant experience for me and I will never, from now on, forget how powerful the love of other women is.

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