At The Present Future: Cultivating a Church for Tomorrow Today, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from women and men who have helped make fresh expressions of Church a growing worldwide phenomenon. We’re excited that Dave Male is joining as a featured speaker!
Dave Male is presently Director of Evangelism and Discipleship for the Church of England based in Church House, Westminster. He leads a large team which aims to equip every worshipper in the Church of England to be able to articulate their faith and live it out in the whole of their lives as well as developing many new fresh expressions of church across the whole of England and releasing 1000 new evangelists .
Previously he was the Church of England’s National Adviser for Pioneer Development, working as part of both the Church of England Ministry Division and the Fresh Expressions team to facilitate the development of a comprehensive and integrated vision, strategy and practice for pioneer ministry across Fresh Expressions’ partner organizations.
Before that he was Tutor in Pioneer Mission Training at Ridley Hall and Westcott House, Cambridge from 2006 to 2015. In this role he developed the first Pioneer training track in the Church of England and also started the Centre for Pioneer Learning in Cambridge, an organisation he founded to equip, resource and send out lay and ordained pioneers from across the denominations. He was also Fresh expressions Advisor for Ely Diocese.
Dave spent ten years starting and leading the Net Church in Huddersfield which was one of the first fresh expressions of church in the UK.
He has written a number of books and articles on evangelism and pioneering issues and speaks and lectures on evangelism and pioneer issues both nationally and internationally. His latest book ‘How to Pioneer, even if you haven’t a clue’ has been made recently into a course which helps small groups of people to begin new communities His book co-authored with Paul Weston, The Word’s Out, came out in a second edition in early 2019, looking at what evangelism looks like in today’s world. He is a member of the Archbishops’ College of Evangelists
He is married to Heather and has three grown up children. Much of his spare time is spent playing or watching sport