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Five Tips for pioneers 1: Pray.

1 1. Pray a lot. We can’t do this in our own power  Any sort of Church growth is by the Spirit of God. Using a gardening analogy, Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 3:6 I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God … Continue reading

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Rowan Williams on the purpose of the church

quote at the Fresh Expressions conference in Oxford today: "The Church is about what God wanted before the beginning of the world – not some decorative religious luxury" – Rowan Williams #fechanging — Fresh Expressions (@freshexpression) May 6, 2011

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Rowan Williams on what is church

Spoken at the Mission-Shaped Conference in 2004, the Archbishop defines what church is (and what it isn’t). Church is the event of Jesus’ presence with its characteristic event of gathering people around him… The church is what happens when Jesus … Continue reading

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