Topic outline

  • General

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?

    A description of the basis of Appreciative Inquiry, with reference to its use in churches.

  • Taste of AI - Cardiff, 7 & 8 March 2017

    Using Appreciative Inquiry in Church Related Settings

    An introduction to the organizational development philosophy

  • Developing AI Practice 15-17 November 2016

    An event at the Windermere Centre in the Lake District for Appreciative Inquiry practitioners.

  • Taste of AI, Welwyn Garden City, 1&2 July 2016

    The basics of Appreciative Inquiry for churches  and church-related community groups.

  • AI Principles and the Bible

    When working with churches using Appreciative Inquiry it is helpful to be able to make connections with ideas from the Bible. Here is an example of what's emerging.

  • Spiritual SOAR

    An exercise which looks at using Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations and Results to deepen your spiritual life.

  • Reframing exercise

    A group reframing exercise designed for use with congregations.

  • The Five AI Elements

    Five 'vital elements' of the appreciative process need to flourish to support the use of the key AI tools.

  • Developing AI Practice, 23-25 Feb 2016

    An event at the Windermere Centre in the Lake District for Appreciative Inquiry practitioners. It is possible to add your name to the waiting list, as the event is now full. A further date has been set for 15-17 November 2016 (see the details elsewhere in this section of the library).

  • Taste of AI, 12-13 April 2016

    This residential event at Sarum College in Salisbury offers an introduction to the organizational develoment philosophy, with an emphasis on the practical application of Appreciative Inquiry in church related settings. From 4pm Wednesday 12th to 4pm Thursday 13th April 2016.