Working together is at the heart of it all

Ripon YMCA is a Social Housing Provider situated in the heart of Ripon and serving young people from the wider locality. This year Ripon YMCA will have been serving young people and the local community for 102 years. We have a rich and varied history of working drawing alongside vulnerable young people and helping them [...]


Transformation is a big word with big connotations. I wonder what it makes you think about? For some it will make you think about dramatic change - the difference between colour and shades. For others it will have connotations of Transformational "leadership" made popular through the theories and writings of Bernard Bass, Warren Bennis and [...]

Are you a city on a hill or a spooky castle?: Thoughts on discipleship and leadership

I was listening to the EntreLeader Podcast recently as I drove to work. The presenter described the interviewee as 'a city on a hill'. I loved that description and was struck by the thought that Christ-centred people are called to be cities on a hill. And then I thought... ...AM I A CITY ON A HILL? [...]