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Challenges of Church Planting

Hugo Charteris at Christ Church Newcastle makes some obvious but very real observations about church planting: Downsides to Church Planting By Hugo Charteris, 23 Apr 2014 At Christ Church we are committed to being a church (network of churches) that … Continue reading

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Our first Sunday gathering

It is now five days after our first Sunday gathering so I’ve had a chance to reflect a little on it.. Firsly I was very relieved to get the sunday meetings up and running. It took a lot of mental … Continue reading

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Are there reasons not to plant a church?

TallSkinnyKiwi has posted 9 reasons not to plant a church at his blog. He mentions that there has been a shift away from planting churches in a traditional way towards: launching more sustainable, more holistic, more measurably transformational Kingdom solutions. … Continue reading

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Another important announcement – our new church name

A while ago I wrote about the factors we wanted to consider in picking the name of our church. We felt it was important that whatever we called ourselves had the word ‘church’ in it, so as not to be … 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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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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Naming a new church

As the core team comes together to pray and think about vision and values for our new church, we will also need to come up with a name. On the one hand the name is not too important as once … Continue reading

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