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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

  • domestic-abuse-part1 Ten Myths About Domestic Abuse You Didn’t Know You Believed: Part 1

    September 2016

    Most Christians agree that abuse [1] is wrong. Don’t we? Rarely (it does happen) does anyone decree, at least blatantly, that a person should endure abuse by their partner, and if they do, most of us look reasonably horrified at the suggestion. The majority of Christians agree that abuse should not happen. And yet, abuse […]

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    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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Next Leadership is committed to holistic transformation. Each year, we donate a proportion of our finances, time and/or talent to those seeking to make a positive and lasting difference to individuals, organisations and wider society.

What you’re saying

  • Coaching provided a non-judgemental space for me to reflect on our Church vision and strategic objectives. It also had a hugely positive impact on the way I lead and relate to others.

    Senior Minister, Church

    Coaching

  • This event was a great intro for the new attendees and a blessing to all!

    General Testimonial

  • 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

    General Testimonial

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

    Wife and mother

    General Testimonial

  • Thank you for a very well organised event

    General Testimonial

  • 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.

    7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership

  • Thank you, a thought provoking, challenging and encouraging day

    General Testimonial

  • It was great to have the confidential space to talk about me! My confidence has grown and I am taking the steps to achieve my immediate to long term goals and aspirations.

    Senior leader, Private

    Mentoring

  • My only regret is that I did not meet you twenty years ago… how different my early ministry could have been. Your wisdom, integrity and above all character, are a rare gift to us all.

    Local church pastor

    General Testimonial

  • 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.

    7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership

  • I’m just writing to say a big thank you for your inspired and inspiring message, which I felt was a real message from God to me.

    Conservative party spokesman

    General Testimonial

  • You were worth waiting for and we really appreciate you coming down to be with us.

    Church worker, Worthing

    General Testimonial

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

    General Testimonial

  • I really appreciated the way in which the equality of men and women together has been emphasised, this is lacking in most women based stuff I’ve looked at or been a part of. Maybe men would benefit from some of the teaching too?

    7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership

  • I had an awesome day. Thanks for your time, effort and organisation

    General Testimonial

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

    Church leadership team member

    General Testimonial

  • Just days after the programme ended I was selected for a change management project role in a global organisation. The clarity I’d gained through coaching to make this choice was essential and I am now steps closer to my true vocation. Thanks again.

    Manager, Charity

    Coaching

  • Great conference, very diverse

    General Testimonial

  • The response from your visit has been great! The feedback from the women has been really positive.

    Women’s group leader

    General Testimonial

  • 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

    General Testimonial

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