catholic witness interview
Tory Baucum

In just a few weeks, Truro will be co-sponsoring the Amore Project in conjunction with Fresh Expressions, and I encourage everyone to join us on Thursday, March 16, in Harrisburg, PA, for what I believe will be the heart of the three-day conference. In preparation for the conference, the Catholic Witness interviewed me, and I want […]

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Michael Beck

One of my friends, a health nut who loves Jesus, has the same smoothie for lunch every day. It’s a mixture of spinach, fruits, and yogurt. While I admire her discipline and dedication, I sometimes wonder how she can drink the same thing for lunch seven days a week. Doing that would drive me crazy! […]

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We’re proud to announce that Fresh Expressions US Team Member Luke Edwards is the recipient of the Western North Carolina Conference Clergy Award. Below is an excerpt from the Foundation for Evangelism’s article about Luke and the award. You can read the entire article here. “Luke is meeting people where they are, really listening to them, helping […]

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Sarah Keasler

It’s not always easy being a Christian, especially when the Church can be the best at turning people away from Christ rather than demonstrating the love of Christ. My Story My own church baggage began accumulating a long time ago. My parents were founding members of a South Florida church, the denomination of which started in India and was […]

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Chris Backert

In the center of the Commonwealth, something is happening. Several months ago, Jeff Neikirk, a Church Council Leader supporting a fresh expression of church out of Zion Lutheran Church in Lancaster, PA told us, “Christ is not a stationary God. He is out in front of us. He is already 5 miles down the road. […]

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Joshua Hearne

“Uh, I have something I need to tell you guys,” Russell said quietly while standing near the back door of our home. Russell had been staying with us for a few months at that point and things were going pretty well. He was sober, and he had accomplished his initial goals from when he moved […]

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Chris Backert

If the binding cause around which new, covenanted church communities will gather is the missio Dei, and the intent of their gathering together is to be a community participating in the mission of God together, the ultimate outcome will be a maturing and multiplying of gospel-centered communities that are both incarnational and eschatological. As many […]

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We’re counting down the days to Bringing Church Home! Here why this is such an important topic that Christians from various traditions are coming together. Learn more HERE.

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Luke Edwards

In conversations with church leaders, a question I hear often is, “How do we reach young people?” While oversimplified answers to such questions typically annoy me, I was struck by recent research coming out of the Church of England. Good Signs The Church Army Research Unit, a part of the research program of the Church […]

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Joshua Hearne

Looking for Tyler “Hey brother, I saw you yesterday near the hospital,” I said, patting Tyler on the back and taking a seat next to him with my plate at a long table. “I waved and honked, but I don’t think you saw me,” I continued as I unfolded my napkin, knowing well that not […]

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