Tag Archives: evangelism

 Pints of View

Thinking of staring a pub-based fresh expression, I came across a Grove book, written in 2005 which outlines a church’s  efforts to connect to the local pub community (Peter Howell-Jones & Nick Willis,  Pints of View: Encounters down the Pub, … Continue reading

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Our next step – a mums group.

Some time ago, due to the number of families on the estate and the make-up of our core team, we discerned that a primary area for us would be to work with parents and young children and offer such services … Continue reading

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Christ among the Dragons: Engaging with culture

In today’s culture where Christ is seen as irrelevant and so much of the population do not go to church and have never been to church, it is more important that ever to examine the what the local church is … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to share the gospel

The book I’m currently reading, James Emery White’s Christ Among the Dragons, is all about the Christian engaging with culture. One chapter highlights the importance of actually getting to the nitty-gritty and inviting people to follow Jesus. Many churches, he … Continue reading

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The church as a museum and fresh expressions

Some time ago someone made the comparison between the established church in the uk and museums. Many of the larger churches and cathedrals in the country ate full of old artifacts, ancient paintings and commemorations to those who died years … Continue reading

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Reaching un-churched men with the gospel

There’s a decent looking conference in February in the Oxford Diocese on how churches can better reach out to, disciple and equip men in their Christian faith. It links in with some of the things I was thinking about in … Continue reading

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