Forge Leadership Podcast. Episode 15 : Rev Dr Hugh Osgood

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Rev Dr Hugh Osgood

President – Churches Together in England

Moderator – Free Church Council

Summary

This weeks guest is the Rev Dr Hugh Osgood. Hugh is a senior UK church leader, accomplished Bible teacher and preacher, and is known for his thoroughness combined with prophetic and practical insights. Hugh is passionate about equipping fellow leaders and for encouraging churches to engage with their communities. He holds a number of national and international positions, being the Free Churches Moderator and a President of Churches Together in England, as well as being the Co-Chair of the UK Charismatic and Pentecostal Leaders’ Conference and serving as the founding President of Churches in Communities International.

“For me it wasn’t a case of standing in my own culture to try and reach out to others. It was a case of knowing that I needed to immerse myself in their culture. So I’ve never felt I’ve really worked cross culturally I felt more sort of multiculturally really and I think that’s helped. And when I look up where the churches are at that I think there are not enough people that manage to do that.”

In this episode you will learn :

  • Why Hugh thinks that proximity is such a key word for leaders
  • How to lead cross-culturally and multi-cuturally
  • Why Hugh is hopeful for the future of the Church
  • Why Hugh thinks that those who are encouraged need to get out there and encourage the discouraged

Resources

Churches Together in England

Free Church Council

Hugh Osgood

Show Notes

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