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Here’s a story about Harleys, parties and why Fresh Expressions US​’ Travis Collins​ is so excited about new forms of Church. Discover more stories of new churches at here.

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Shannon Kiser

The Christmas season is a wonderful time to try experiments in loving, serving, and gathering people. It is a season full of opportunities to engage with people in your neighborhoods and communities. Having done a little research, here’s what I have found some fresh expressions have tried. Six of My Favorite Fresh Expression Holiday Stories 1. Neighborhood Christmas […]

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Fresh Expressions don’t exist in a vacuum. Their experiments thrive through connection to an established church.

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One of the beauties of starting a new form of church is that you sometimes address difficult realities in a fresh way. What would it look like for you to start a reconciling community?

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Joshua Hearne

It seems that something changed when we finally got our first good cold snap here in Danville. All of our own peculiar markers of the season changing have become unmistakable. As the temperatures dipped to frosty, even our last hanger-on (Bruce) began to admit that it might be too cold for a milkshake. Our weekly […]

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Michael Beck

Have you ever watched a toddler learn shapes through playing with a shape cube? It’s an amazing trial-and-error process through which the preschooler actually learns shapes. During this failing-forward experience, the toddler bangs the shape box with the different shapes. As a consequence of trying to force the square into the circle, the hexagon into […]

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It’s one thing to win over your enemies. But you know what’s harder? Winning over the apathetic. In this video, Travis Collins and others tell of new forms of Church that sprung out of Bel Air Baptist. Who is God calling you to be salt and light among?

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Travis Collins

She, along with a handful of members of her new congregations, prayer walked for more than a year. She believed God had shown her a picture of Joshua walking around the walls of Jericho…and of the walls falling. She was sure of it. So she kept walking. And praying. And listening. And paying attention. Even when some […]

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Gannon Sims

When we use the term pioneer, we mean someone who will pave a different way forward. Pioneers can’t help it. It’s in their DNA. Jonny Baker, a leader of pioneer mission training in the UK, says pioneers “have the gift of not fitting in.” He insists that they’re not “the awkward squad.” They just look […]

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Sharon Wong

In the Bible, God’s love is often expressed through and with food, beginning in Genesis 1:29 when He says, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.” We see Him as […]

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