Monthly Archives: June 2010

Training for Pioneer ministers

Jonny Baker (with CMS) has just outlined a new training course for pioneer ministry which will be accredited by Oxford Brookes university and is transferable to other parts of the church. It’s a three year part time degree that is … Continue reading

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Beginnings of church – small communities

Jonny Baker just posted a link to a series of thoughts that Ian Adams has written about beginning new communities which have a missional focus. Step one is simply to have company – people who you can share the idea … Continue reading

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Calvin on ‘what is church’?

Quote from Institutes 4.1.9. “Wherever we see the word of God sincerely preached and heard, wherever we see the sacraments administered according to the institution of Christ, there we cannot have any doubt that the church of God has some … Continue reading

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Tuesday and Wednesday

We had a good little trip to Northampton to check out where we are going to live and to meet a few people. The Tuesday consisted of a pre-arranged visit to the house with the diocesan property manager and a … Continue reading

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