Category Archives: vision

How do you start Sunday worship and what do you do?

How do you start worship that people might want to come to? What would you do, and not do during your time together? That is one of the questions buzzing around my head as we consider a few different options … Continue reading

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What can we imagine?

We need to ask not whether it is realistic, or practical, or viable, but whether it is imaginable? I’ve just got round to reading Walter Brueggemann’s book, The Prophetic Imagination after it was recommended by Jonny Baker at the Breakout … Continue reading

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When Plan A might not work. A diversion of course.

I spent much of last week pondering as it suddenly dawned on me that plan A might not work. When I arrived the hope was that there was going to me a community centre sometime in 2011. As we got … Continue reading

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This is how to establish a church on a new-build

Cambourne is a 10-year old new-build town about 6 miles outside Cambridge, built on green field site. Yesterday I visited the vicar of Cambourne Church, who moved in when the development was at only 200 houses. There are now about … Continue reading

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What is the plan?

If you are thinking about your vision for mission in your church or area, you’d do well to read this from my mate Dave in London. Have a vision? Seek God, discern it, and write it down. Refer to it … Continue reading

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One step back and two steps forward

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks for all sorts of reasons and in terms of the ministry we’ve had some setbacks and encouragements. two weeks ago, one of the members of our  already-small core team decided to pull out … Continue reading

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All on the same page – core team meeting 1

Last week we had a good first meeting of the core team who will form the nucleus of the new church. We began by sharing why we were here. It encouraged me to hear that we all want a church … Continue reading

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