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Church market research – an evening with three men.

On Friday I went out for a curry with three guys who I had met through the football group, at the excellent local Indian restaurant. I had invited them specifically to take part in what I called a ‘market research … Continue reading

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Church and community

1) Community social life is necessary for healthy religious life, and 2) if the church is going to succeed it must recognise the social needs of the community and assume its share of the leadership in social activities. A quote … Continue reading

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Fresh Expressions over the long term

This is a review of the 50th edition of Encounters on the Edge booklets written for the Diocesan News, which gives an overview of the Fresh Expressions that have been featured, how they have gone, and what can be learned … Continue reading

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Pioneer Ministry and Fresh Expressions of Church 1

In her book, Pioneer Minister and Fresh Expressions of Church, Angela Shier-Jones offers a theological framework for discussing and implementing fresh expressions. I’ve only just begun reading it and will discuss it as I go though. From chapter 1, defines … Continue reading

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