This is the concluding part of our two-part interview with John Partington. In this part, we discuss the practical implementation of the AOG's values, the future, the role of suffering and personal challenges. Part one can be read here.
As the new year begins, we sit down with John Partington to discuss his new role at Bethshan International Church, and to reflect on leading the Assemblies of God in Great Britain. This is the first of a two-part interview, with part two to follow next week.
A series of leadership lectures are planned to take place at Mattersey Hall in the New Year, led by members of the AOG National Leadership Team (NLT). The NLT will share some biblical and practical elements of effective, contemporary church leadership, which should be helpful for anyone called to lead and minister to a local church.
For me, the Christmas season has now well and truly started, and 2015 is very quickly drawing to a close.
The Rock Church, Nottingham was pioneered five and a half years ago by Alistair and Kate Kent. Their ten-year vision included the plan to plant another three churches in surrounding towns, and they recently saw the launch of the first church plant in Cotgrave -- an ex-mining town.